Djelloul Marbrook

Djelloul Marbrook (b. 1934, Algiers) is a contemporary English language American poet and writer. He grew up in Brooklyn, West Islip, and Manhattan, where he attended Dwight Preparatory School and Columbia University. Djelloul Marbrook’s book of poems, Far From Algiers, is the 2007 winner of Kent State University’s Stan and Tom Wick First Book Prize in poetry. It was selected by Prof. Toi Derricotte of the University of Pittsburgh and was published in August 2008, His short story, Artists Hill, won the Literal Latté K. Margaret Grossman Fiction Award in the spring of 2008.

> Inspirational Poems

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> Politics Poetry

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> Famous Funny Poetry

Life is a series of collisions with the future; it is not the sum of what we have been, but what we yearn to be.

— Jose Ortega y Gasset

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> Friendship Poems

Whether you think you can or whether you think you can't, you're right!

— Henry Ford

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Life is wasted on the living.

— Douglas Adams

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> War & Peace Writings

"A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song"

— Maya Angelou

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Within each of us lies the power of our consent to health and sickness, to riches and poverty, to freedom and to slavery. It is we who control these, and not another.

— Richard Bach

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> Modern Women Poets

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