i am the darker brother.

a collection of poetry from the genius of the african diaspora.

If an eagle be imprisoned
on the back of a coin,
and the coin be tossed
into the sky,
the coin will spin,
the coin will flutter,
but the eagle will never fly.

—henry dumas, america.

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