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Sylvia Plath in Paris, 1956 (Gordon Lameyer). The doomed American poetess was probably on her honeymoon, and looked happy enough.

Langston Hughes - prominent figure during the Harlem Renaissance and one of my favorite poets. #blackhistorymonth

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Kahlil Gibran ~ "When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight."

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Jack Kerouac, Horace Mann High School | "Jean-Louis "Jack" Kerouac was an American novelist and poet. He is considered a literary iconoclast and, alongside William S. Burroughs and Allen Ginsberg, a pioneer of the Beat Generation."

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John Steinbeck: “Socialism never took root in America because the poor see themselves not as an exploited proletariat but as temporarily embarrassed millionaires.”

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