Tracy K. Smith

In the most recent installment of P.O.P, Rachel Eliza Griffiths's video series about contemporary poetry and its culture, Pulitzer Prize-winner Tracy K. Smith reads a poem by Seamus Heaney as well as an excerpt of one of her own poems, "My God, it's Full of Stars," and answers a question about whether poetry should address political issues.


my god its full of stars

tracy k. smith, your video is awesome girl. your young, beautiful, and a brilliant writer. I happen to be old, fat, and an awful writer. but I give it hell anyway. may God bless you, mike r. james