Steven Willis – “The First Time a Man Attempts to Fight His Father”

Performing at the 2017 Rustbelt Poetry Festival.

“It is the fear of a son never returning home that turns a father into the oppressor.”

Don’t miss this powerful poem from Steven Willis, performing at the 2017 Rustbelt Poetry Festival.

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