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sharetw_: "We start with gifts. Merit comes from what we make of them." Jean Toomer

yosuke_j: Men try to run life according to their wishes; life runs itself according to necessity. by Jean Toomer

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Inspired2Share: "We start with gifts. Merit comes from what we make of them." Jean Toomer

nbeerpoet: Dang--Jean Toomer was writing about Twitter in 1931.

pang: Before 2019 I’ve never read any Jean Toomer, the writer who emerged from the Harlem Renaissance. I’m currently reading Cane and it’s been a revelation. Writers, do yourself a favor and read Karintha

biblioklept: “Evening Song” — Jean Toomer

___OED___: "Beehive," Jean Toomer

yosuke_j: Men try to run life according to their wishes; life runs itself according to necessity. by Jean Toomer

fadybeyhum: "No eyes that have seen beauty ever lose their sight." ~ Jean Toomer

BllHdgsGallery: Cane by Jean Toomer, 2000 Woodcuts by Martin Puryear Ten Woodblock Prints on Kitakata Handmade Japanese Paper and Ink on Biblio Mouldmade Paper, Edition of 400  11 ¾ x 14 in. ~ Cane by Jean Toomer is an iconic…

IFinestQuotes: "We start with gifts. Merit comes from what we make of them." Jean Toomer

StyleSarapan: "We start with gifts. Merit comes from what we make of them." Jean Toomer

sharetw_: "We start with gifts. Merit comes from what we make of them." Jean Toomer

LiterarySara: I also think of "Her Lips Are Copper Wire" by Jean Toomer, which I suppose might just as well be a cool weather poem, but in my mind it's a sultry summer night: then with your tongue remove the tape and press your lips to mine till they are incandescent

Inspired2Share: "We start with gifts. Merit comes from what we make of them." Jean Toomer

QuotePicNet: "We start with gifts. Merit comes from what we make of them." Jean Toomer

yosuke_j: Men try to run life according to their wishes; life runs itself according to necessity. by Jean Toomer

MarijketenCaat: Rereading Cane by Jean Toomer . Sensitive writing.

Kamaria7: Eve's Bayou (set in Louisiana), Ruby's Bucket of Blood (set in Louisiana), Cane by Jean Toomer, Their Eyes Were Watching God, Kingdom Come (film)... I could go on & on.

hawaiikonagirl: Wind is in the cane. Come along. Cane leaves swaying, rusty with talk, Scratching choruses above the guinea's squawk, Wind is in the cane. Come along. ~ Jean Toomer, Cane , (circa 1923 ~ Georgia)

IFinestQuotes: "We start with gifts. Merit comes from what we make of them." Jean Toomer

StyleSarapan: "We start with gifts. Merit comes from what we make of them." Jean Toomer

randyribay: "Night winds in Georgia are vagrant poets whispering." -from CANE by Jean Toomer

J_Breeze: wrote an entire discussion board and posted it thinking jean toomer was female kansjsjsjsjshs i’m an idiot!

yosuke_j: Men try to run life according to their wishes; life runs itself according to necessity. by Jean Toomer

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sharetw_: "We start with gifts. Merit comes from what we make of them." Jean Toomer

MaureenLangloss: Opening this up to literary twitter! Let’s generate a list of great novels in flash. What are your recs, friends? Mine are Camanchaca by Diego Zúñiga & Cane by Jean Toomer.

biblioklept: “Beehive” — Jean Toomer

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