Today's poem is "Afro-Seattleite Fragment #17: Love Letter To Macklemore"
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Glass Poetry Press
Malcolm Friend is a poet originally from the Rainier Beach neighborhood of Seattle, Washington. He received his BA from Vanderbilt University, where he was the 2014 recipient of the Merrill Moore Prize for Poetry, and his MFA from the University of Pittsburgh. He has received numerous awards and fellowships from organizations including CantoMundo, VONA/Voices of Our Nation, Backbone Press, and the University of Memphis. His work has appeared in publications including La Respuesta magazine, the Fjords Review's Black American Edition, Vinyl, The Acentos Review, Connotation Press: An Online Artifact, and Pretty Owl Poetry.
Other poems on the web by Malcolm Friend:
"Ode To Divino..."
"Afro-Seattleite Fragment #11: My Brother’s Laughter"
"Afro-Seattleite Fragment #19: Ode To Gabriel Teodros, or Mixed Kid Learns to Sing"
"Because Mom Doesn't Sing Every Song by the Temptations"
"Afro-Seattleite Fragment #2: Richard Sherman"
Malcolm Friend's Website.
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