Culture, Life, Literature

Joe Turner’s Come and Gone

Now I can look at you, Mr. Loomis, and see you a man who done forgot his song. Forgot how to sing it. A fellow forget that and he forget who he is. Forget how he’s supposed to mark down life.

Bynum Walker to Herold Loomis, Joe Turner’s Come and Gone:1911 – a play by August Wilson

I ran across an incredible play by August Wilson some years back that wouldn’t let go of my heart: Joe Turner’s Come and Gone. Although it showcases the “Black experience,” Continue reading “Joe Turner’s Come and Gone”