by Willie Kinard III
Willie Lee Kinard III is a poet, art director & sound artist forged in Newberry, South Carolina. An MFA candidate in Creative Writing at the University of Pittsburgh, his work appears or forthcoming in Poetry, Hayden’s Ferry Review, WILDNESS, Foundry, The Shade Journal, & elsewhere. Find him at www.williekinardiii.com.
Note: “Winged Victory of Samothrace” is published in Issue 13 of Foundry Journal in October 2019, occasioned by American singer-songwriter Mariah Carey’s “Fly Like A Bird,” from her tenth studio album, The Emancipation of Mimi (2005).