Where are the women running, Lord, their purses hooked on sleepless shoulders, their streets flush with chairs, with unshaven African gods? Mason who made Port-au-Prince, Mason who unmade the city in seven seconds, you have made me, and ruined me. Lord of cement and ricket, you shaped us all in your own image — every… [Read More]
Tom Daley teaches poetry and memoir writing at the Online School of Poetry, Boston Center for Adult Education, and Lexington Community Education. His poetry has been published in Fence, Harvard Review, Prairie Schooner, Barrow Street, 32 Poems, and the anthology Poets for Haiti. He is the author of the play Every Broom and Bridget: Emily Dickinson and Her Servants, which he performs as a one-man show.