“Transcontinental” by Richard Wright, 1936

Transcontinental (For Louis Aragon, in praise of Red Front) Through trembling waves of roadside heatWe see the cool green of golf coursesLong red awnings catching sunshineSlender rainbows curved above spirals of water Swaying hammocks slung between trees Like in the movies . . . America who built this dream Above the ceaseless hiss of passing … Continue reading “Transcontinental” by Richard Wright, 1936