Tuesday, June 08, 2010

 

The Dream the Dreamers Dream - My Piece on Words Matter


We require many role models in this work of poetry, in this work of bringing poetry into the public square, where it might challenge, comfort, disturb, imagine; where it might make a better America.

As a role model, I choose Langston Hughes, father figure, inspiration, muse.

Read the whole essay here: http://abdul-ali.com/2010/06/06/installation-5/

It's part of Abdul Ali's terrific Fatherhood Series, in the run-up to Father's Day. Thank you for including me, Abdul!

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