Rita Dove reads and explains her poem "Parsley;" a poem about the 1937 Haitian Massacre in the Dominican Republic. This reading appeared on NPR in 2005 and the clip contains powerful images which helps tell the story of the massacre. The viewer is able read "Parsley" along with Dove as she provides a powerful interputation of the poem.
Rita Dove reads her poem "Parsley;" a poem published in her book, Museum: Poems. This poem recounts the massacre of thousands of Haitian Blacks who were killed because they allegedly could not pronounce the letter "r" in perejil, the Spanish word for parsley.