Etheridge Knight

(1931 - 1991 / Mississippi)

Poems of Etheridge Knight

1. A Poem For Myself 7/19/2003
2. As You Leave Me 1/13/2003
3. Cell Song 4/7/2010
4. He Sees Through Stone 4/7/2010
5. The Idea of Ancestry 1/20/2003
6. The Violent Space (Or When Your Sister Sleeps Around For Money) 4/7/2010
7. Vigo County 4/7/2010

Cell Song

Night Music Slanted
Light strike the cave of sleep. I alone
tread the red circle
and twist the space with speech

Come now, etheridge, don't
be a savior; take your words and scrape
the sky, shake rain

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