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

He Sees Through Stone

He sees through stone
he has the secret
eyes this old black one
who under prison skies
sits pressed by the sun
against the western wall
his pipe between purple gums

the years fall

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