Richard Hamilton (2013 Poem In Your Pocket)


by Richard Hamilton

Ginger flower
Growing up my arm
Sun-brushed brown
Skin I tricked
Into blood-orange

Richard Hamilton lives on Maui. He is from Alabama and has been writing poems since he was nine. He’s a proud graduate of the Cave Canem summer retreat for emerging African American writers and enjoys teaching poetry when he can. Read more at The Drunken Boat and Poets for Living Waters

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