Tag: poetry

“Legacy,” from VESSEL by Parneshia Jones

“Legacy,” from VESSEL by Parneshia Jones

In honor of National Poetry Month, Northwestern University Press would like to share a poem written by our director and published poet, Parneshia Jones! Parneshia’s collection, Vessel: Poems (Milkweed Editions), is… READ MORE

“Incendiary Art: Birmingham, 1963”

Patricia Smith For avery r. young Baby girls boom. Baby girls blow and burn, skin balloons, booms. Baby girls burn, boom. The Lord dangles, festive and helpless. Hymnals blacken while… READ MORE

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