"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 FlyÂ (Wayne State University, 2006) andÂ Horse in the DarkÂ (Northwestern University Press, forthcoming 8/31/2012). Her work has appeared in numerous anthologies, includingÂ Best American Poetry 2010. She is currently an Associate Editor forÂ 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."