Of Being Numerous, 24
In this nation Which is in some sense Our home. Covenant! The covenant is There shall be peoples.
From New Collected Poems. Copyright © 2002 by Linda Oppen. Used with permission of New Directions Publishing Corporation.
Born in 1908, George Oppen was known for both his poetry and his political activism, he was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1969
Date Published: 2002-01-01
Source URL: https://poets.org/poem/being-numerous-24