Rattlecast ep. 101 features our first returning guest, Bro. Yao, and his new book, One Shoe Marching Towards Heaven. This week's episode will jump straight to the guest with Poets Respond Live and the open lines coming in the second hour.
Bro. Yao (Hoke S. Glover III) is the former founder and co-owner of one of the nation’s largest African American Bookstores from 1993-2008, and currently works as an Assistant Professor at Bowie State University in the Department of Language, Literature, and Cultural Studies. He is currently working on a book of essays called The Wuhan Soundtrack based on his experience living in Wuhan, China. He appeared on Rattlecast #12 with his first book, Inheritance. His most recent book is One Shoe Marching Towards Heaven.
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As always, we'll also include live open lines for responses to our weekly prompt or any other poems you'd like to share. For details on how to participate, either via Skype or by phone, go to: https://www.rattle.com/rattlecast/
This Week's Prompt:
Write a poem based on, or containing, an idiom. If you need help finding an idiom, try the idiom generator at randomword.com/idiom.
Next Week's Prompt:
Write a poem that explores a common argument you have (with yourself or someone else).
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