Published on Academy of American Poets (https://poets.org)


Seer

Last night
you look

at me hard
then soft

like you see
something

old and sad
in me.

Credit


From Back of Mount Peace. Copyright © 2010 by Kwame Dawes. Used with the permission of Peepal Tree Press.

Author


Kwame Dawes

Kwame Dawes was born in Ghana and raised in Kingston, Jamaica. The author of more than ten poetry collections, he currently serves as a Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets.

Date Published: 2017-12-22

Source URL: https://poets.org/poem/seer