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dem8z: Yes, we will. Shanna interviewed me for abt 2 hrs before Thanksgiving, during which time I finally recollected that I first met Nellie in Cambridge. She was at DuBois; I at Bunting (later Radcliffe Inst). There, in my office, we corrected the galleys of her Jean Toomer book.

BlackCat889: "Whats beauty anyway but ugliness if it hurts you?" Jean Toomer

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

kgbarkes: People mistake their limitations for high standards. -Jean Toomer

jackie_ess: I felt like a fellow traveler to it, like I do to everything, but leaving that aside there was a sense of being latecomers. Every now and then I get a glimpse of this. Like in Delany’s Atlantis, a boy has these glancing contacts with Jean Toomer and Hart Crane, but won’t be that.

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

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

BeineckeLibrary: Thanksgiving from the Jean Toomer Papers

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

olivalbartley: "November Cotton Flower" by Jean Toomer

JamesGeary: Man is a nerve of the cosmos, dislocated, trying to quiver into place. —Jean Toomer

PeterLucier: Day Two of Thirty Minute Fiction: Jean Toomer's Blood-Burning Moon Warning: use of racial slurs and extreme violence and lynching

slt1966: “We learn the rope of life by untying it’s knots” Jean Toomer

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IFinestQuotes: "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

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

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

paul_mc_veigh: “Fern” a short story by Jean Toomer

peonyloves08: "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

tothepanopticon: We read selections from Jean Toomer's Cane in History of the English Language today, and wow, my students really, really dug it. I love that book and am truly delighted that they got into it!

hawaiikonagirl: The more i realize what's going on.. the more i appreciate those in the past~ literature ~the arts who reflected on much & gave a voice to the invisible George Grosz ... Käthe Kollwitz ...Tolkien Roald Dahl..Takiji Kobayashi... Hokusai ... Jean Toomer .. Nella Larsen etc

princesaforgie: Last years public domain entries were ok. I think the only work that excited me was Jean Toomer’s Novel Cane bc ofc American poc writers were my primary literary focus.

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The Real And The Ideal
 by Owen Suffolk

I feel I have - and who has not?
An inner and outer life:
The one may be a dreary lot,
With sorrow and with suff'ring rife;
While in the other may be found
A magic world of fancies fair,
Where brightest dreams of joy abound,
And never enters dark despair.
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