It’s the first day of my Another 21 Days/ 21 Poems to celebrate (US) National Poetry Month. Today, I feature a European poet of African descent.
We all have our favorite poets and poems; I’m no exception. There are poets whose poems have kept me company throughout the years. I keep going back to their work, sometimes to a specify poem. Invariably, when I have to put together a poetry rooster like the lineup for this month, I will refer to an unwritten list of favorite poets. Sometimes, I craft the themes so it allows me to revisit an old favorite! This year, though, there’ll be plenty of new-to-me poets whose poems are truly dazzling.
This intro is just to present another favorite, the award-winning Scottish poet Jackie Kay. Another delightful problem I have: choosing one…
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