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Calling on All Silent Minorities

HEY

C’MON
COME OUT

WHEREVER YOU ARE

WE NEED TO HAVE THIS MEETING
AT THIS TREE

AIN’ EVEN BEEN
PLANTED
YET

Credit


From Directed by Desire: The Complete Poems of June Jordan (Copper Canyon Press, 2005). Copyright © 2005, 2017 by the June Jordan Literary Estate. Used with the permission of the June Jordan Literary Estate, www.junejordan.com.

Author


June Jordan

The author of several books of poetry, June Jordan was born in 1936, in New York City

Date Published: 2017-10-19

Source URL: https://poets.org/poem/calling-all-silent-minorities