POETRY: Osbey on The Poem as History | Warscapes

Brenda Marie Osbey interviewed in 2013 on her long poem and slavery: "Well, the intent of the work itself isn’t to resist symbol or metaphor, but to reject outright the kind of figurative language that underplays the role of the extreme violence of slavery in the New World project. This specific passage addresses the obscene … Continue reading POETRY: Osbey on The Poem as History | Warscapes