'Slade Hopkinson: Snowscape with Signature'
Valerie Laws, Iron Review
Abdhur-Rahman Slade Hopkinson’s voice is both romantic and antic, more self-conscious. In ‘Ham in exile’, on a white bust of a black ancestor, he elaborates the ironic choice of material;
Black, shame-faced, sick with self-contempt
Reshapes itself in spiritual white.
Expedient morals manumit
Hands, but can I do the same for mind,
Bleached in the school that tutored it.
This review relates to the book
Snowscape With Signature
by Abdhur Rahman Slade Hopkinson