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Calvin Forbes: 09-25-2003, Calvin Forbes Sep 2003

Calvin Forbes: 09-25-2003, Calvin Forbes

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Calvin Forbes reads his poems "Kindness" and "Mama's Boy." He discusses the influences of John Donne, metaphysical poetry, public libraries, and music, especially jazz, on his work. The interview ends with a discussion of the structure of poetry and his interest in idiomatic speech, African American folklore, and oral tradition.