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Evelyn Tooley Hunt

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Evelyn Tooley Hunt, also known as Tao-Li, was a poet who was famous for writing the poem "Taught Me Purple" which inspired the novel The Color Purple by Alice Walker. She also was one of the first Americans to use the Haiku poem style. In 1963, she received the Sidney Lanier Memorial Award.  ( Wikipedia article )

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