Fred D'Aguiar @ Poetry
Fred D'Aguiar is a poet, novelist, playwright, born in London of Guyanese parents and raised in Guyana. He teaches in the MFA and African Studies programs at Virginia Tech. His sixth poetry collection, Continental Shelf, is forthcoming from Carcanet.
The shoemaker’s wife ran preschool
With a fist made not so much of iron
But wire bristles on a wooden brush.