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Writer in Residence R.T. Smith’s Poem to be Featured on Poetry Daily

A poem by R.T. Smith, editor of Shenandoah: The Washington and Lee University Review and writer in residence at W&L, will be displayed nationally on May 20.

“Duet” is about mountain dulcimer players Jean and Bayliss Ritchie, of Viper, Kentucky, and will be on the website Poetry Daily on May 20. Poetry Daily has featured a new poem every day for two decades.

Smith’s poem is being reprinted from the current issue of The Carolina Quarterly in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Poetry Daily has used at least one of Smith’s poems each year since it started.