Episode 121 – Poetry with Ashanti

A pencil, a ball point pen, and a quill each holding a drink and floating in the number 100 with the title Writers Drinking Coffee below

Ashanti has written plays, poetry, and screenplays, and has recently released Black Under – which won the Spring 2020 Black River Chapbook Competition at Black Lawrence Press. She reads two of the poems from this collection for you all to enjoy; come revel with us in her vivid imagery and stunning clarity of phrase.

Mentions from Episode 121:

That quote Chaz was trying to remember the author for:

“Prose: words in their best order;

poetry: the best words in the best order.”

Samuel Taylor Coleridge