In Praise of Those Winter Sundays
this is a universal poem. This is Marxist at its best.
the way some tree roots can run miles underground.
who worked oxen hours finding strength I never did.
pocket but with which I was never without.
Ellen June Wright was born in England of West Indian parents and currently lives in New Jersey. She has consulted on guides for three PBS poetry series. Her work was selected as The Missouri Review’s Poem of the Week in June 2021, and she is a founding member of Poets of Color virtual poetry workshop.