Derek Walcott, "The Fist" from Collected Poems: 1948-1984. Copyright © 1986 by Derek Walcott. Used by permission of Farrar, Straus & Giroux, LLC, www.fsgbooks.com. All rights reserved.
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Poet Derek Walcott b. 1930
POET’S REGION Caribbean
Poetic Terms Free Verse