Beate Sigriddaughter | The white baby

It was 1979
and in a nearby village
one black woman
could not contain her surprise
that a white baby came out
exactly the way
that her own had come out,
so perfectly have minds
created difference.

 

White baby feetBeate Sigriddaughter lives and writes in New Mexico, USA, the Land of Enchantment. Her work has received several Pushcart Prize nominations and poetry awards. In 2018 FutureCycle Press will publish her poetry collection Xanthippe and Her Friends, and in 2019 Červená Barva Press will publish her chapbook Dancing in Santa Fe and Other Poems.

 

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