A poem by alumnus Reginald Dwayne Betts (poetry, ’10) appears at Kweli:

I. Micah Michael Zamir Betts

November’s flame in that year of hard sunsets,
of winter’s plangency & days where sleeplessness
& cognac ran together.
All our thoughts were beginnings,
and you were the roundness
that grew to a moon
above your mother’s hips.

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