Ammiel Alcalay and Fanny Howe

Posted in 2014-2015 Readings and Talks

Ammiel Alcalay headshot and Fanny Howe headshotFebruary 24, 2015

Seminar 5:30 PM | Lannan Center (New North 408)
Reading 8:00 PM | Copley Formal Lounge


— Fanny Howe

Where the great Titanic
rolled through the night and struck
what might have been the State of Liberty
carved in ice:
the whole golden-eyed hotel
sank in a blizzard
of swansdown and galleyed slaves–
the institution more ghastly
than the block of ice.

From Poetry (April 1973)
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