Etheridge Knight Large Poems

  • 1.
    Shiny record albums scattered over
    the living room floor, reflecting light
    from the lamp, sharp reflections that hurt
    my eyes as I watch you, squatting among the platters,
    ...
  • 2.
    Taped to the wall of my cell are 47 pictures: 47 black
    faces: my father, mother, grandmothers (1 dead), grand-
    fathers (both dead), brothers, sisters, uncles, aunts,
    cousins (1st and 2nd), nieces, and nephews.They stare
    ...
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The Light That Is Felt
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A tender child of summers three,
Seeking her little bed at night,
Paused on the dark stair timidly.
'Oh, mother! Take my hand,' said she,
'And then the dark will all be light.'

We older children grope our way
From dark behind to dark before;
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