New work by DAVID MILLS
Table of Contents
- Breath’s Breath: Japhet
- Talking to the Bones: Talking
- Long in That Late-Afternoon Light: Bukay
These poems are part of a series about slavery in New York City. The City is home to America’s oldest and largest slave cemetery—The Negro Burial Ground—which is located in Manhattan’s City Hall area. This slave cemetery (officially open between 1712-1795) contains 15,000 bodies.