Lewis H. Latimer House participated in the annual Queens Writes Weekend on 5/20, with the site theme “Rainbow Haikus,” and Queens-based writer Sherese Francis as Site Captain. We were surprised and delighted to learn the love of haikus many writers share, eg. Richard Wright, Sonia Sanchez, and Jack Kerouac all published books of haikus.
Here are some of the haikus the participants wrote we’d like to share with you:
brands me to the sky”
Following the Queens Writes Weekend 2017, the Latimer House hosted reading event Wavelengths with Queens Writers Lab, a literary peer group organized by Queens Council on the Arts. A big thank-you to all the writers who shared their works!