The day that Gwendolyn Brooks won the Pulitzer there was no electricity in their apartment. Although published and known …She was so poor she could not afford it.
As is almost always the case with greatness… Most great poet experts considered her work odd, non-conforming to their view of greatness. Paradigm shifts in art and society are almost always led by those poor riskers of life outside the machine that doesn’t think it is a machine.
https://www.loc.gov/item/85755182/?platform=hootsuite – at Hyvquarters

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