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Poetry Online Discussion of Yusef Komunyakaa

Join us for a discussion of the poetry of Yusef Komunyakaa, who won the Pulitzer Prize for Neon Vernacular: New and Selected Poems.

We hope to discuss some of the following poems:

"Thanks"
"Facing It"
"Camouflaging the Chimera"
"You and I Are Disappearing"
"Venus's-flytraps"
"My Father's Love Letters"
"Slam, Dunk, & Hook"
"Yellowjackets"
"Infidelity"
"Lime"
"Ode to the Maggot"
"English"
"Daytime Begins with a Line From Anna Akhmatova"
"Ota Benga at Edenkraal"

Please feel free to come even if you have not read these poems.

Email poetry@prattlibrary.org with questions about this event.

Saturday, February 13 at 11:00am to 12:30pm

Virtual Event
Event Type

Poetry, Black History, Virtual Event

Age Group

Adults, Seniors

Compass Category

Programs For Adults

Event Publisher

Tracy Dimond - for Adults

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