Celestine Woo

Celestine Woo

Celestine Woo is an English professor at Bard Early College in Newark, NJ. She is also a dancer and former choreographer. She has published a book of poems about modern dance (Clare Songbirds Publishing), a chapbook of poetry (Pudding House Press), as well as numerous poems in literary journals. She has published scholarly articles and a book on Shakespeare.

The crashing of the English canon in Spanish Harlem
Resounds like cymbals in dissonant reverb:
The path out of poverty is strewn with dead white poets,
Whose diction students strive to emulate,

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