April 12, 1941
From A Letter: About Snow
Poetry asks people to have values, form opinions, care about some other part of experience besides making money and being successful on the job.
Toi Derricotte (b. 1941), African American poet. As quoted in A Gift That Cannot Be Refused, ch. 8, by Mary Biggs (1990). Written in 1983.
18 Jan 2014 07:21
A wondrous poet - so deep & meaningful.
20 Jan 2012 05:16
wawu, too lovely, good poems mum
19 Jan 2012 12:29
I really enjoyed your poem The Weakness... a powerful and honest write. Thanks.... Jerry Buckley