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2014 Featured Festival Poet: Yusef Komunyakaa

Posted on by Martin Farawell, Program Director, Poetry

Listen to Yusef Komunyakaa at the 2004 Dodge Poetry Festival recite his poem about visiting the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington D.C. for the first time, “Facing It.” The simple phrase, “facing it” could almost stand for Komunyakaa’s ars poetica. … Continue reading

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