Poet Ciara Miller reads her poems "War Stories," "How Cute the Boy," "Lilith Strikes Back," and "From the Hen Your Husband Fetishizes."
Douglas reads "Passing Negro Mountain, Garrett County, Maryland," "Inhabit, (for Debra Kang Dean)," "Tallahatchie, (for Emmett Till and Marilyn Nelson)."
Dargan reads "Men Die Miserably for Lack" and "I'll See It When I Believe It," and he discusses the communicative possibilities of poetry.
Dargan reads "The Battlefield (for Darryl Burton)" and "Karaoke (for the Office Lounge, Bloomington, Indiana)."
Mitchell L H Douglas reads "Second Child," "Sorrows: A Fret in Three Chords," and "There Was a Cotton Field in Sardis, Alabama."
Kyle Dargan reads "State of the Union," "A House Divided," and "Barcode."
Douglas reads "House Top," "Al Green was a Preacher," and "Guiding Star Missionary Baptist Church, Reverend E E Herd, Pastor."
Comer reads "Learning to Role Our Tongues," "On Coming Home to Teach," and "Car Slams into House."
Adrian Matejka reads poems from his 2013 book The Big Smoke, which examines iconic prizefighter Jack Johnson.
Adrian Matejka reads from his forthcoming book and speaks with us about the source material for this project and his recent visit to Jack Johnson's gravesite.