Not many people can say they walk into a poem three days a week for work.
The most wonderful way to write poetry
Is to stand right on your head
With mind and body as one
And dab ink
On the ground!
Today we’ll take a look at 408 Sampsonia Way, known as House Poem. Painted by Huang Xiang, City of Asylum/Pittsburgh’s first writer-in-residence. This house exhibits some of his poems helping to illustrate how Xiang has the right to write freely in the United States.
Huang Xiang was born in China’s Hunan Province in 1941, and has been writing poems since 1950.
House Poem is currently used as office space for Sampsonia Way Magazine.
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