Author Archives: Mika Katz

North American Time/Sisters in Arms

How do you see these two poems navigating the personal and the political? What imagery and historical/political references do you find interwoven with more personal details of the poet’s life? Does this change the nature of the personal I? In … Continue reading


“I Too” – Langston Hughes

“I Too” by Langston Hughes reveals several tensions. One tension that I initially noticed was one of equality and freedom. In line 1 of the poem, Hughes states, “I, too, sing America”. He is clarifying here that he is an … Continue reading