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Etheridge Knight Quotes & Sayings

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Love is a rock against the wind. Not soft like silk and lace. — Etheridge Knight

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Let all Black Poets die as trumpets,
And be buried in the dust of marching feet. — Etheridge Knight

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Each Fall the graves of my grandfathers call me, the brown
hills and red gullies of mississippi send out their electric
messages, galvanizing my genes. — Etheridge Knight

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I died in 1960 from a prison sentence and poetry brought me back to life. — Etheridge Knight

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You have to be telling people essentially "I love you," or you have no basis for your art. — Etheridge Knight

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I boil my tears in a twisted spoon
And dance like an angel on the point of a needle. — Etheridge Knight

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Black Poets should live
not leap
From steel bridges, like the white boys do. — Etheridge Knight

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We dreamed of doing but could not bring ourselves to do. — Etheridge Knight

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To write a blues song
is to regiment riots
and pluck gems from graves. — Etheridge Knight