© 2024 KALW 91.7 FM Bay Area
KALW Public Media / 91.7 FM Bay Area
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations

'The Present' by poet Karla Brundage

Karla Brundage reads her poem “The Present.” The poem was first published in “Our Spirits Carry Our Voices” anthology by Pacific Raven Press. It is part of a poetic exchange Brundage founded between Ghana and Oakland called West Oakland to West Africa Poetry Exchange.

Poems air on KALW 91.7 FM at 7:19 a.m. and 4:18 p.m. weekdays throughout February. This month we’re highlighting poems by local Black poets in honor of Black History Month.

Hana Baba is host of Crosscurrents, KALW's weeknight newsmagazine that broadcasts on KALW Public Radio in the San Francisco Bay Area.