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Reading by Jamaican-American poet Shara McCallum

Poet and Penn State Liberal Arts professor of English Shara McCallum will read from her works as part of the Mary E. Rolling Reading Series. The reading, free and open to the public, will take place at 7:30pm on January 25, in Paterno Library’s Foster Auditorium (Penn State University, University Park, Pennsylvania). 311 more words


Dailies 10/10/17: a kite, nostalgia, sorrow, & the puppet-maker

William Logan – The Box Kite

The lift, the very lift and pull of it!
They’d wasted the summer morning,

father and son in the devil’s… 171 more words

1st NY Times pick by Terrance Hayes

Shara McCallum – Memory

I bruise the way the most secreted,
most tender part of a thigh exposed
purples then blues. No spit-shine shoes,
I’m dirt you can’t wash from your feet. 6 more words

MADWOMAN: A Forum on Shara McCallum's Poetics

Thrilled to share that “MADWOMAN: A Forum on Shara McCallum’s Poetics,” which I co-curated with Derrilyn Morrison for Poetry International, went live today! This forum is comprised of an introduction by Derrilyn Morrison and essays by Michela A. 54 more words


Poem of the Week: "To Red," by Shara McCallum

To Red

I’ve been wrong about you so long.

You’re not the colour of war

on Kingston streets. When you stain

you become rust. You cheat… 120 more words