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Tyree Daye

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Tyree Daye

Tyree Daye is the author of River Hymns (American Poetry Review, 2017), winner of the APR/Honickman First Book Prize. He is from Youngsville, North Carolina. 

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I wear my grandmother’s bones like a housedress through the city. 
Some nights the block tells me all its problems. 
I’ll meet you at the top of the biggest rock in Rolesville 
or on train headed to a reading in Queens, just tell me where. I promise 
to gather your bones only