Friday, January 11, 2008

On the Online Journal of Bahá’í Studies (OJBS): Robert Hayden for "Those Winter Sundays"

Volume 1: 2007 is complete and a first entry to Volume 2: 2008 (Prepress) of the Online Journal of Baha'i Studies is posted, an article by Christopher Buck on American Baha'i poet Robert Hayden. -gw


Sundays too my father got up early
and put his clothes on in the blueblack cold,
then with cracked hands that ached
from labor in the weekday weather made
banked fires blaze. No one ever thanked him.

Above photo: "The Blue-black Cold,"
uploaded on January 25, 2006 by Big Mike 42 on flickr, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 2.0 Generic
Photo right: "Robert Hayden's Poem 'Those Winter Sundays' In Front Of The Maple Market (Takoma Park, MD)," uploaded on April 7, 2007 by takomabibelot on flickr, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic

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