“Children, I said to her. For the first little while, they not exactly human, you don't find?”
Nalo Hopkinson

Saturday, May 21, 2011

POEM FOR TODAY: June Jordan---This is my last daily poem post.


For Alice Walker (a summertime tanka)

Redwood grove and war
You and me talking Congo
gender grief and ash

I say, "God! It's all so huge"
You say, "These sweet trees: This tree"

Written by June Jordan (1936 - 2002)

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