African American Studies
First published in the Sucarnochee Review, Fall 1989. Reprinted in Kiss Off: Poems to Set you Free, edited by Esselman and Velez. NY: Warner Books, 2003; Reprinted in 13 Ways of Looking at a Poem, by Wendy Bishop. NY: Longman, 2000; Reprinted in the Washington Post Book World "Poet's Choice" column, by Rita Dove, May 20, 2001. Reprinted in the Emily Dickinson International Society Bulletin, 2014.