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Video: Fearless Laughter — Yusef Komunyakaa’s Advice to Young Poets

 

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In this video created by Sampsonia Way magazine for Rattapallax, Pulitzer Prize winning poet Yusef Komunyakaa describes his revision process, talks about the importance of silence in poetry, and dispenses advice for young poets.

Sampsonia Way is a publication of City of Asylum/Pittsburgh, an organization that provides sanctuary to writers in exile under the threat of death, imprisonment, or persecution in their native countries. The magazine covers issues that impact free speech worldwide.

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