English poetry

Poems in English

The Idea of Ancestry

Taped to the wall of my cell are 47 pictures: 47 black Faces: my father, mother, grandmothers (1 dead), grand- […]

As You Leave Me

Shiny record albums scattered over The living room floor, reflecting light From the lamp, sharp reflections that hurt My eyes […]

A Poem For Myself

(or Blues for a Mississippi Black Boy) I was born in Mississippi; I walked barefooted thru the mud. Born black […]

Feeling Fucked Up

Lord she’s gone done left me done packed / up and split And I with no way to make her […]

Dark Prophecy: I Sing Of Shine

And, yeah brothers While white America sings about the unsinkable molly brown (who was hustling the titanic When it went […]