Richard Wright

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Richard Nathaniel Wright (September 4, 1908 – November 28, 1960) was an African-American author of sometimes controversial novels, short stories, poems, and non-fiction. Much of his literature concerns racial themes, especially those involving the plight of African Americans during the late 19th to mid-20th centuries. His work helped redefine discu ...
Popular Poems
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Five Haikus
I am nobody:
A red sinking autumn sun
Took my name away.
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2.
Between the World and Me
And one morning while in the woods I stumbled
suddenly upon the thing,
Stumbled upon it in a grassy clearing guarded by scaly
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Haiku (21, 22, 24, 30 & 31)
On winter mornings
The candle shows faint markings
Of the teeth of rats.
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4.
Whitecaps On The Bay
Whitecaps on the bay:
A broken signboard banging
In the April wind.
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Haiku (67, 75, 78, 93 & 95)
The day is so long
That even noisy sparrows
Fall strangely silent.
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