Children of the Sun
Julie is a poet from Ardwick, Manchester who uses poetry to make sense of what she is thinking. She writes sporadically in her poetry book.
We asked Julie to answer a few questions about writing poetry
Can you talk about what inspired you to write this poem?
This poem was written in the 70s, it was inspired by the TV programme Roots. You didn't get much about the slave trade on British television and not in a way that put the white people in the wrong.