Poetry at the Post: Reading Poetry in Alphabetical Order or “C” Is For Christian Campbell

AT BUCKINGHAM PALACE*
by Christian Campbell

I

I am the first of my family 
to go to Buckingham Palace.
I had the flu, I nearly stayed home;…

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama are welcomed by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II to Buckingham Palace in London, April 1, 2009.
President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama are welcomed by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II to Buckingham Palace in London, April 1, 2009.

*From Running the Dusk by Christian Campbell, Peepal Tree Press Ltd., 2010. Running the Dusk gives us a  new voice for Caribbean arts and letters…(Yusef Komunyakaa)

Christian Campbell

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