Monday, January 23, 2012

6 Poems by Margaret Walker on the Poetry Foundation Site

Like Langston Hughes and Gwendolyn Brooks, Margaret Walker had a notable early presence in Poetry magazine. Her poem "For My People" appeared in the publication in November 1937. That poem has had a really wonderful journey

The following 6 poems appear on the Poetry Foundation site.

For My People
For Malcolm X
Sorrow Home
Love Song for Alex, 1979 

A Selection of African American Poets on the Poetry Foundation Site

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