Emmett Wheatfall

Emmett Wheatfall

Emmett Wheatfall is a poet and playwright. His poetry collection As Clean as a Bone (2018) was a finalist for the Eric Hoffer Book of the Year and Da Vinci Eye awards. The collection’s title references an admonition by James Baldwin, the late great black intellectual, who said, “You want to write a sentence as clean as a bone. That is the goal.” For more information about Emmett, visit http://emmettwheatfall.com.

Our Scarlet Blue Wounds

Poem

On the heels of something great, I’ll take you there…