Honorée Fanonne Jeffers

Honorée Fanonne Jeffers is the author of four books of poetry, including The Glory Gets. She grew up in North Carolina and her ancestral home of Georgia, but since 2002 has lived on the prairie. She teaches at the University of Oklahoma.
February 24, 2016

A poem from our Georgia Music Issue.

In his call to the marketplace

the griot urges the skin     clasps

the first beat