Lacey Cubbard, a precocious African American young lady, new to the neighborhood, gently swings back and forth on the swing. Kate enters, sits on one of the lawn chairs, opens her shoulder bag, withdraws a stack of papers and begins to read. This seemingly precious and innocent beginning soon evolves into a gorgeous poem/play about mothers and daughters, race, suburbia, academia, identity and poetry.
Lacey, the English teacher, Kate, and eventually Lacey's mother are woven into a pattern that is… Show more
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