Walker

Farish Street’s Blood and Tears

Last time we introduced Walker’s poem “A Patchwork Quilt,” which is a piece of the longer poem “A Poem for Farish Street.” Let’s explore Farish Street now, shall we? The...

Kaleidoscope

Next up! I’m especially interested in this one because of the name of the collection it was originally in, Farish Street, which was an area known for black-owned businesses. We’ll...

The Split Ended

Ok, here goes! First off, I have to admit that I love a poem that engages in a little trickery. “Southern Song” is a lyrical title that makes the reader...