- Joshua Edwards Reads “Red Storm Days”
Joshua Edwards Reads “Red Storm Days”
Joshua Edwards stopped by the PEN America offices to record an excerpt, entitled “Red Storm Days,” from his poem “Agonistes.” Complete with hustling, bustling PEN America offices noises. Read the poem, which first appeared in the PEN Poetry Series, here.
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