"i knew i’d have the task of teaching a young
woman the laws of gravity: how the heart falls
& tumbles, sometimes. how it is designed to soar,
how soft words & ginger tea keep it buoyant."
Mahogany L. Browne, excerpted from her poem entitled retrospect: 1997
. published in the forthcoming book For Some Time Now: Performance Poets of New York City
. photographs by Jonathan Weiskopf, edited by Jeanann Verlee, to be released on April 22, 2012 at the Nuyorican Poets Cafe. for more info, visit the facebook event page here: https://www.facebook.com/events/304517659613940/