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Sheila Carter-Jones: Running into a high school classmate years after

I was the only, back then Negro, girl
in a class of four hundred waves splashing,
tossing me about in the crash

October 9, 2019 · 1 Comment

Sharon Fagan McDermott: Carrie Furnace, Pittsburgh

The light is water driven through old gears and red lights sweep the streets looking for the lost while flaking brick simmers in itself like stew,   and black graffiti … Continue reading

April 3, 2019 · Leave a comment

Video: Terrance Hayes Reading “Arbor for Butch”

MacArthur Award winner,Terrance Hayes reads “Arbor for Butch” from his collection, Lighthead at  the 92nd Street Y. Originally uploaded on November 18, 2010.        

September 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

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