Two poems from “Olio” by Tyehimba Jess, the winner of the 2017 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry Read more about the book here – And see the complete list of 2017 Pulitzer Prize winners here – Blind Boone’s Vision Tyehimba Jess – When I got old enough I asked my mother, to her surprise, to tell me what she did with my eyes. She balked and stalled, sounding unsure for the first time I could remember. – Read rest of poem ————————————– – Freedsong: Dream Song Tyehimba Jess – Our Box Henry hid away. John Berryman’s Ol’ Henry sulked. I see his point—he was trying to put one over. It was that he thought that we thought he could do it that breaks our Henry out this-a-way. So, here he will come out and talk. – Read rest of poem Share this:TwitterFacebookGoogleLike this:Like Loading... Related Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google+ account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email.