Wanda Coleman Poems

Wanda Coleman was an American poet born in 1946. Throughout her career, she wrote more than twenty books of poetry and prose. Her work primarily focuses on racism and the oppression of people of color in the United States.

the ISM

by Wanda Coleman

‘the ISM’ is a quite unconventional poem written by the American poet Wanda Coleman. This piece touches on a variety of concepts with which the suffix “-ism” can be added.

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