Thursday, 16 August 2018

Kaie Kellough : part two

How did you first engage with poetry?

One early engagement: In about 1990, in a high school anthology, I stumbled upon the poets of the Harlem Renaissance. The poem “Incident” by Countee Cullen, first published in 1925, confirmed my exact relationship to my city.  It was an extraordinary moment of surprise and recognition.

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