Daddy Black Man

Cassandra Adams

in Interrupted Life

Published by University of California Press

Published in print January 2010 | ISBN: 9780520252493
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780520944565 | DOI:
Daddy Black Man

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In her poem entitled “Daddy Black Man,” Cassandra Adams, a prisoner, tells about her dream that her black father, whose physical features she inherited including the “caramel burnt skin, big doe eyes, and cheeks,” would one day love her.

Keywords: Cassandra Adams; poem; prisoner; black; father; love

Chapter.  251 words. 

Subjects: Gender and Sexuality

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