Volume 3, Episode 04
January 15, 2008
This week The Lumberyard presents poets and writers recorded at The Soul Mountain Retreat in East Haddam, CT. Founded and directed by poet Marilyn Nelson, Soul Mountain encourages and supports emerging and established poets, especially those belonging to traditionally underrepresented racial or cultural groups, by offering brief guest residences. This episode of The Lumberyard is supported by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts .
MARILYN NELSON: "The Sacrament of Poverty"
PATRICIA SMITH: "Siblings"
CAROLYN BEARD WHITLOW: "Pickpocket"
ORLANDO WHITE: "Lowercase i and j"
AMY UYEMATSU: "Looking"
DANTE MICHEAUX: "Apples"
TRAVIS HEDGE COKE: "December: Echo" (from "The Subtonic Calendar")
HARRYETTE MULLEN: "We Are Not Responsible"
BAKAR WILSON: "In Christ, Drowning"
JENNIFER FOERSTER: "California"
THE SHAKY HANDS: "Soul"
THE OWLS: "All Those in Favor"