Comet was born from the author's Fulbright year living and walking in South Africa in the first year of President Nelson Mandela's term in office. The poem takes on race from the uncomfortable perspective of a Jewish, working class, white woman.
Rich, Susan MS
Race and Pedagogy Journal: Teaching and Learning for Justice: Vol. 4
, Article 3.
Available at: https://soundideas.pugetsound.edu/rpj/vol4/iss4/3