Tyree Daye

Tyree Daye's work has appeared in Prairie Schooner, the New York Times, and Nashville Review, and his debut book, River Hymns, was awarded the 2017 APR/Honickman First Book Prize. He is an assistant professor of English at St. Augustine’s University in Raleigh. He is from Youngsville, North Carolina.
November 20, 2018

A poem from the North Carolina Music Issue.

Once, I trusted a hand pointing north; 
once, I called for a wolf 
and a man walked out of the night. 

I walked Youngsville and marked myself down on a map 
I was making.