Quotation by Etheridge Knight

Each Fall the graves of my grandfathers call me, the brown
hills and red gullies of mississippi send out their electric
messages, galvanizing my genes.
Etheridge Knight (1933–1991), U.S. poet. The Idea of Ancestry (l. 22–24). . .

Norton Introduction to Poetry, The. J. Paul Hunter, ed. (3d ed., 1986) W. W. Norton & Company.
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