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FinlandiaU: Dr. Carolyn Dekker was mentioned in The New Yorker this month for her part in editing the play, "A Drama of the Southwest: The Critical Edition of a Forgotten Play" by Jean Toomer. Check out the article here

trevorw1953: Jean Toomer’s Odd, Keening “A Drama of the Southwest”. The strange but promising unproduced play, from 1935, chronicles the writer’s time at the Taos art colony, in New Mexico.

HackneyBooks: Now On Hackney Books: Karintha by Jean Toomer Carrying Beauty

HackneyBooks: Now On Hackney Books: Karintha by Jean Toomer Carrying Beauty

HackneyBooks: Now On Hackney Books: Karintha by Jean Toomer Carrying Beauty

HackneyBooks: Now On Hackney Books: Karintha by Jean Toomer God Grant Us Youth

HackneyBooks: Now On Hackney Books: Karintha by Jean Toomer God Grant Us Youth

HackneyBooks: Now On Hackney Books: Karintha by Jean Toomer Carrying Beauty

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

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

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StudentsReading: “The full moon in the great door was an omen which she must sing to.” - Jean Toomer, Blood-Burning Moon

HackneyBooks: New On Hackney Books: Karintha by Jean Toomer Carrying Beauty

HackneyBooks: New On Hackney Books: Karintha by Jean Toomer Carrying Beauty

HackneyBooks: New On Hackney Books: Karintha by Jean Toomer As Perfect As Dusk

HackneyBooks: New On Hackney Books: Karintha by Jean Toomer As Perfect As Dusk

HackneyBooks: New On Hackney Books: Karintha by Jean Toomer Carrying Beauty

Soulracmusic: An important figure in African-American literature, Jean Toomer (1894—1967) was born in Washington, DC, the grandson of the first governor of African-American descent in the United States.

HackneyBooks: Coming This Week To Hackney Books - The Decay Of Lying by Oscar Wilde - Karintha by Jean Toomer - Monopoly by Vic Phillips And Scott Roberts

HackneyBooks: Coming This Week To Hackney Books - The Decay Of Lying by Oscar Wilde - Karintha by Jean Toomer - Monopoly by Vic Phillips And Scott Roberts

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

VeronikaSophia: "We learn the rope of life by untying its knots." - Jean Toomer, novelist and poet.

FinlandiaU: FinnU's very own Dr. Carolyn Dekker was mentioned in The New Yorker this month for her part in editing the play, "A Drama of the Southwest: The Critical Edition of a Forgotten Play" by Jean Toomer. Check out the article below and if you're looking for a...

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AnalyticaGlobal: During these virus-haunted days, our theatre critic turns to plays that have seldom—sometimes never—been seen onstage, like Jean Toomer's "A Drama of the Southwest.”

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

knewzreport: Jean Toomer’s Odd, Keening “A Drama of the Southwest”

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

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Dust
 by Sara Teasdale

When I went to look at what had long been hidden,
A jewel laid long ago in a secret place,
I trembled, for I thought to see its dark deep fire -
But only a pinch of dust blew up in my face.

I almost gave my life long ago for a thing
That has gone to dust now, stinging my eyes -
It is strange how often a heart must be broken
...

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