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

. 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 … Continue reading

May 19, 2017 · Leave a comment

Yusef Komunyakaa: My Father’s Love Letters

On Fridays he’d open a can of Jax After coming home from the mill, & ask me to write a letter to my mother Who sent postcards of desert flowers … Continue reading

December 22, 2016 · 1 Comment

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