Afaa Michael Weaver

Afaa Michael Weaver‘s 12th collection of poetry won the 2014 Kingsley Tufts Award. His other honors include three Pushcarts, a Fulbright, a Pew fellowship, an NEA, and the May Sarton Award. In playwriting he was awarded the PDI award from ETA Creative Arts Foundation. He did his graduate work in Brown’s writing program. Afaa teaches at Simmons College and in the Drew U MFA program. Visit Afaa’s website:

Mirrors by Afaa Michael Weaver

    We pull ourselves open, oranges exposed as flesh, the pungent smell of being closed too long something of a surprise. Have we been ripe without knowing and forgotten to take ourselves as serious, lie down on harsher things to be opened by wiser hands than our own? The […]