Poem copyright © 1997 by Claudia Emerson Andrews, a 2005 Wytter Bynner Fellow of the Library of Congress. Reprinted from Pharoah, Pharoah (1997) by permission of the author, whose newest book, Late Wife, will appear this fall; both collections are published by Louisiana State University's Southern Messenger Poets.
Source: Pharoah Pharoah (Louisiana State University Press, 1997)
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Poet Claudia Emerson 1957–2014
POET’S REGION U.S., Southern
Subjects Social Commentaries