The poem Facing It by Yusef komunyakaa
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...poem, the granite, which is a reminder of past occurrences, cannot hide the real happenings. As such, although memories of a particular sorrowful past can be covered over time, those things that are related to them often create a reminder. Moreover, they may make an individual to accept and embrace some realities, which had not been obvious to him in the past. Works Cited Komunyakaa, Yusef. “Facing it”. Poets.org. Academy of American Poets, n.d.Web. 2 May 2013. Reddy, T. Maureen, and Bonnie TuSmith. Race in the college classroom: pedagogy and politics. New Brunswick, N.J.: London Rutgers University Press. 2002....