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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.

Posted in Poetry News on Wednesday, August 1st, 2012 by Harriet Staff.