IN THE REVIEW

Fall ’66

Arturumque etiam sub terris bella moventem. Green bearded Arthur with his men still blinking from underground wars Comes crawling out of the ivy. They fumble With their weapons. Gather at the federal table A party of ancient hoods Nodding in the blue shadow Pirates …

Picture of a Negro Child with a White Doll

(Carole Denise McNair, killed in Birmingham, September 1963) Your dark eyes will never need to understand Our sadness who see you Hold that plastic glass-eyed Merchandise as if our empty-headed race Worthless full of fury Twanging and drooling in the southern night With guns …