Poetry, VOLUME 6

Rita Dove – Turning 30, I Contemplate Students Bicycling Home [Poem]

Rita DoveToday is the birthday of former US Poet Laureate Rita Dove…
(and, of course, fitting that her birthday falls on the 50th aniversary of MLK’s “I Have a Dream” speech.)

Here is a poem of hers that appears in the delightful collection:

The Art of Bicycling:
A Treasury of Poems

Justin Daniel Belmont, Editor

Paperback: Breakaway Books, 2005.
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