We’re grateful to Naomi Shihab Nye for selecting Patricia Jabbeh Wesley‘s poem “One Day” to appear in the New York Times Magazine who shares the following insight about her poem:
Right now, everyone wants another day, a different day. In her cleansing litany of a poem, Patricia Jabbeh Wesley promises that it is coming. After a wrenching parting, it is coming. After seasons of need or fear, it is coming.
Read “One Day” from Praise Song for My Children: New and Selected Poems on the New York Times Magazine‘s website.