English poetry

Poems in English

Domestic Work, 1937

All week she’s cleaned Someone else’s house, Stared down her own face In the shine of copper Bottomed pots, polished […]


Here, she said, put this on your head. She handed me a hat. You ’bout as white as your dad, […]

Letter Home

New Orleans, November 1910 Four weeks have passed since I left, and still I must write to you of no […]