'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.