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Yusef Komunyakaa on Politics, Imagery, & Memorizing Poetry

Yusef Komunyakaa on Politics, Imagery, & Memorizing Poetry

Pulitzer Prize-winning American poet Yusef Komunyakaa came to the Library last October to celebrate the release of his latest book, “The Emperor of Water Clocks.” In this engrossing conversation with NYPL’s Jessica Strand, Komunyakaa talks about music, Langston Hughes, and his literary coming of age.

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