Reeves, Roger 2014; 2016

Friday, August 29, 2014
Six Points Reading Series
with Jason Koo and Simone Muench
Chicago Cultural Center
Saturday, February 6, 2016
with Christopher Soto, Emily Jungmin Yoon, and Jamila Woods
Saturday, April 9, 2016
with Fatimah Asghar and Ladan Osman
Tea Project at Links Hall


They part
here—the boy’s body found
in another man’s arms, carried back
to town, as the horse says nothing
because horses don’t speak, besides
this one’s dead. 

– Roger Reeves, “The Mare of Money”

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Roger Reeves, Simone Muench, and Jason Koo at the Poetry Center of Chicago’s Six Points Reading Series, August 29, 2014.

I will begin with braces
strung across a man’s teeth
as a downed kite might
string itself across four lanes
of a seven-lane highway

Roger Reeves, “Brazil”

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Watch Roger Reeves give his talk, “The Work of Art in the Age of Ferguson, Baltimore, and Charleston,” at Poets & Writers Live Chicago:

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