A recent performance explored the understanding that our bodies store all kinds of knowledge and information, whether it’s an old knee injury that flares up in the rain or the healing touch of a loved one.
In honor of National Poetry Month, Eight Forty-Eight has been showcasing poems from everyday people with a passion for writing.You may have seen Betsy Benefield around town, but Chicago is a big, busy city. Everyday we encounter people we’re likely to never actually meet.
In honor of April being National Poetry Month, Eight Forty-Eight is taking a look at local every day folks immersed in the poetry world. James Rushing is one such poet. Rushing says writing helps him deal with the stereotypes swirling around our culture about black men.