Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA

Posted: September 19, 2022 in Historical Figures, Literary Figures, Metal Sculpture, Sculptures, Statuary

phillis Wheatley
The Bronze Statue of Phillis Wheatley (the First African-American Poet to Have a Book Published), on Commonwealth Avenue in Boston, Appears to Be Contemplating What Lies Inside the Canvas Lunch Box Which a Tourist Has Placed in Front of Her (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on August 11, 2015)

  1. healy24yang says:

    I see Phillis Wheately brought along her book bag. But seriously folks, she is a wonderful poet. I always taught her writing in my Women Poets class. She’s one of my favorites.

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