Fall 2010

Edited by BLAS FALCONER | AMY WRIGHT



Poetry

Seeds (Isaac Adams)

Shane McCrae


After the war half
about half     of Master Sack’s
Negroes they left

the other half
Stayed on and they were free
 
now so they paid him shares / Stayed
on and some     eventually some
 
bought the mules he loaned them some
The land he let them work
And some his tools
 
for tearing up that land
for harvesting the seeds




Back to the Issue Catalog


Related Selections

​Interview

An Interview with Shane McCrae

Amy Wright for Zone 3: What is the function of aesthetic violence? Shane McCrae: I think that varies from artist to artist, and from piece to piece. With the poems I’m writing on Margaret Garner—she

continue reading >

Interview

An Interview with Joe Hall

Amy Wright for Zone 3: How did you get to be the mayor of a trailer park? Joe Hall: Pre-existing condition applied retroactively to several thousands of dollars worth of medical bills helped land me

continue reading >

​Interview

An Interview with Eileen G’Sell

Amy Wright for Zone 3: Why were you attracted to your first boyfriend? Eileen G’Sell: It’s hard to say who my first boyfriend really was. The first boy I made out with was Ted Steiling (pronounced “s

continue reading >