Give Now

Poets Weave

Horse In The Dark By Vievee Francis

Vievee Francis reads a selection of poems from her new book.

Vievee Francis

Photo: courtesy of the poet

Poet Vievee Francis.

“There is sweetness, oh yes, there is, like a thin pistil of honeysuckle
gone almost as soon as it’s sucked”

Vievee Francis, from Horse in the Dark

Vievee Francis, is the author of two books: Blue-Tail Fly (Wayne State University, 2006) and Horse in the Dark (Northwestern University Press, forthcoming 8/31/2012). Her work has appeared in numerous anthologies, including Best American Poetry 2010. She is currently an Associate Editor for Callaloo.

She reads “Smoke Under the Veil,” “Creation Myth,” “Horse in the Dark,” and “Still Life in White with Freemen and Dust for George Francis, Jr., 1922-2009.”

Stay Connected

What is RSS? RSS makes it possible to subscribe to a website's updates instead of visiting it by delivering new posts to your RSS reader automatically. Choose to receive some or all of the updates from The Poets Weave:

Support For Indiana Public Media Comes From

About The Poets Weave

Search The Poets Weave

WFIU is on Twitter