Aesthetic Realism Online Library Poetry by Eli Siegel


 
Something Else Should Die:
A Poem with Rhymes
In April 1865
Abraham Lincoln died.
In April 1968
Martin Luther King died.
Their purpose was to have us say, some day:
Injustice died.

From Hail, American Development (Definition Press)
© 1968 by Eli Siegel


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