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A Blessing

A Blessing


by James Wright

A Blessing: The Wright Stuff True or False

1. What did James Wright and his son Franz have in common? -> They both won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry.
2. Which poet witnessed the event that inspired James Wright to write "A Blessing"? -> Robert Francis
3. James Wright said he felt blessed to spend time with "David," who was -> the popular host of The Late Show With David Letterman.
4. "A Blessing" and other poems by James Wright contain allusions that reflect his interest in -> the traditional culture of American Indians.
5. James Wright displayed an unusual talent for -> memorizing long passages of poetry.