Quotation by Etheridge Knight

Black Poets should live—not leap
From steel bridges, like the white boys do.
Etheridge Knight (1933–1991), U.S. poet. For Black Poets Who Think of Suicide (l. 1–2). . .

Introduction to Poetry, An. X. J. Kennedy, ed. (6th ed., 1986) Little, Brown & Company.
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