John Hatcher: On "The Dogwood Trees"

"The Dogwood Trees," an allusion to "an evil time" when "crooked crosses flared," when "shrill slums / were burning" and the speaker dared a "comradeship" with a white friend.

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Title John Hatcher: On "The Dogwood Trees" Type of Content Criticism
Criticism Author John Hatcher Criticism Target Robert Hayden
Criticism Type Poet Originally Posted 14 Jun 2020
Publication Status Excerpted Criticism Publication From the Auroral Darkness: The Life and Poetry of Robert Hayden
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