Angela Jackson Poems

Angela Jackson is an American poet, playwright, and novelist. She is known for her free verse poems that take their inspiration from myths and everyday life. Her poetry collections include Voo Doo/Love Magic and Dark Legs and Silk Kisses: The Beatitudes of the Spinners. She has won a Pushcart Prize, the Poetry Society of America’s Shelley Memorial Award, and more. 

Miz Rosa Rides the Bus

by Angela Jackson

‘Miz Rosa Rides the Bus’ is written by a prominent member of the Organization of Black American Culture (OBAC), Angela Jackson. It dates back to the late 19th century when the Jim Crow laws existed.

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