Etheridge Knight Place Poems

  • 1.
    I was born in Mississippi;
    I walked barefooted thru the mud.
    Born black in Mississippi,
    Walked barefooted thru the mud.
  • 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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