Entries by wschaefer22

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Praise Dave

Enslaved potter-poet Edgefield, SC   First time I see a jar rise up, I be midwifed into life.   Understood how these pots and I be kin ––dismissed to what’s […]

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Afro Carolinian

after Sean Hill   With Carolina on my lips, I sing a quilt, a crooked stitch that weaves its way around my pie-shaped state that conjures food— too sweet like […]

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I’m Fly

For Clayton “Peg Leg” Bates Some people got two good feet and still don’t know what to do. My smoothness makes the argument for just one. My other leg be […]

Glenis Redmond Appointed Poet Laureate

  Glenis Redmond was appointed the City’s first Poet Laureate. Redmond is a “poetic fire-starter,” a teaching artist and “imagination activist.” Her two-year term began on October 1. Read the […]