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Erica Hunt

“Love is a Growing Up”

I consider James Baldwin’s essays to form part of the firmament, as critical as the North Star, guiding how true my words sound the mettle, do more than spin, and take the written journey from idea to fire.

Tonya M. Foster, A Swarm of Bees in High Court

Tonya Foster tunes the language and brings out the I, the you, the us (the most underestimated words in my opinion in English) to spin the conjoined through pronominal association, to pulse, gather, and scatter. The swarm is a sustaining force.

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The Brooklyn Rail

JUL-AUG 2020

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