Poem copyright ©2001 by Yusef Komunyakaa, reprinted from “Pleasure Dome: New & Collected Poems, 1975-1999,” Wesleyan Univ. Press, 2001, by permission.
Discover this poem’s context and related poetry, articles, and media.
Poet Yusef Komunyakaa b. 1947
Poetic Terms Free Verse
Poems by Yusef Komunyakaa
- More poems by Yusef Komunyakaa (24 poems)