Yusef Komunyakaa reads “The Great Migration” | The Migration Series Poetry Suite

Presented in conjunction with MoMA’s exhibition “One-Way Ticket: Jacob Lawrence’s Migration Series and Other Visions of the Great Movement North,” the Poetry Suite includes readings of new poems written in response to Jacob Lawrence’s Migration Series from 10 highly esteemed contemporary poets, who were selected by poet and essayist Elizabeth Alexander.

Yusef Komunyakaa is Global Distinguished Professor of English, New York University. He won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1994. His most recent book of poetry is “The Chameleon Couch” (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2012).

View all poems in the Migration Poetry Suite: http://bit.ly/1xWta7c
Learn more about Jacob Lawrence’s Migration Series: http://bit.ly/1I5FQfI


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