Reading Assignment Those Winter Sundays.html - Those Winter Sundays Robert Hayden was a 20th-century African-American poet and essayist Ostracized by

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Those Winter Sundays Robert Hayden was a 20th-century African-American poet and essayist. Ostracized by his peers and stressed by a tumultuous home environment, Hayden turned to books at a young age. His early literary skills stayed with him, and in time Hayden was able to earn a living through the written word. His poems often balance painful experiences with hope, possibility, and a celebration of humanity. In “Those Winter Sundays,” the speaker reminisces about his father. 1Sundays too my father got up early 2and put his clothes on in the blueblack cold, 3then with cracked hands that ached 4from labor in the weekday weather made
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