Poetry Blogs (Arthur Miller)

Arthur Miller (Remove filter)

Popular last 30 days

Recent Comments

Ian Whiteley on The Keeper (19 minutes ago)

Brian Maryon on A & E Night Shift (39 minutes ago)

Don Matthews on Joys of Yellow (2 hours ago)

Don Matthews on WRONG LOCATIONS (2 hours ago)

Vautaw on How Do I Love Thee (2 hours ago)

jennifer Malden on How Do I Love Thee (3 hours ago)

jennifer Malden on WRONG LOCATIONS (3 hours ago)

John Marks on Lidos (3 hours ago)

Hannah Collins on A tribute to Caroline Flack (4 hours ago)

John Andrew Nield on A 'Snitch' in Time! (5 hours ago)

A Pointy Reckoning

entry picture

A Pointy Reckoning

 

She had blonde hair

and beautiful, blue, eyes

and these were far more

Innocent times.

Comprehensive,

seventy six,

before we left

for adulthood.

 

I was seventeen

and made to look fifty,

she was a year younger

and made to look black.

 

In a school

in West Yorkshire

we had no black girls

in the sixth form

and the only w...

Read and leave comments (3)

Anti-communismArthur MillerGenderlessons learnedRaceThe CrucibleTituba

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

Find out more Hide this message