Send my roots rain

‘Send My Roots Rain’ – Adrienne Rich

In the middle of thoughts of how
You talk with your eyes and sometimes
Stand too close, come fantasies of being
Together after a decade of fallowness and
Heartache –
I remember glasses of wine and
That you did not look away but smiled at
Being caught in the act of

Cheryl R. Hopson


Dr Cheryl R. Hopson is an assistant professor of African American Studies in the Department of Diversity and Community Studies at Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green. She is an essayist and poet.

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