R. Dwayne Betts (poetry, ’10): Dwayne’s poem “Post Racial, or Why My Timberlands Are Still Unlaced” appears in the latest issue of TriQuarterly:

Post Racial, or Why My Timberlands Are Still Unlaced

troubled by
news reports
about what Obama’s
candidacy means,
his sleight
of hand mastery
of invisibility, a skill
that lets him be
black and post black
on the same stage—
…[Keep Reading]…

Dwayne is the author of A Question of Freedom: A Memoir of Learning, Survival, and Coming of Age in Prison (2010, Avery Trade) and the poetry collection Shahid Reads His Own Palm (2010, Alice James).

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