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Kwame Dawes Writes Olympic Poetry for WSJ

By Harriet Staff

In celebration of the U.S. Women's Gymnastic Team's stunning victory yesterday, Kwame Dawes has written a poem entitled "The Gymnast." The fifth of a series, The Wall Street Journal posted "The Gymnast" along with Dawes's poem to Michael Phelps and another about an anonymous equine competitor.

Read all three poems here.

Originally Published: August 1st, 2012