They did that Sister horribly, but I can’t say I’m surprised. I looked at my watch and discovered, it was right about time for a Sister to get thrown under the bus—again.
It’s been years ago, but still, I remember where I was sitting at the table when I mentioned that I was a fiction writer as well as a poet, and all those women laughed at me. It was a multiracial crew, but even the colored women laughed at me. I remember it all, and the memory still hurts.
Y’all, the Poetry Society of America is now the talk of the Colored People Poets of America today. Apparently, writer Fred Viebahn, the husband of poet Rita Dove, has sent an email of protest to […]