- On Earth
Our Pop Pop died smiling, still we said something like God is good—
—Goodness we were unlearned in, Or elected to unlearn
In the smoke That dismantled us, bit by bit, Left us Coughing ash, singing of this final mercy. [End Page 709]
Sarah Stewart is a third-year law student at Georgetown University, where she is an officer on the Executive Board of the Black Law Students Association.