Sarah Bernhardt's Leg
David Kirby is the Robert O. Lawton Distinguished Professor of English at Florida State University. Kirby is the author of numerous books, including The House on Boulevard St.: New and Selected Poems, which was a finalist for the 2007 National Book Award in poetry. His Little Richard: The Birth of Rock ‘n’ Roll was named one of Booklist’s Top 10 Black History Non-Fiction Books of 2010, and theTimes Literary Supplement called it “a hymn of praise to the emancipatory power of nonsense.” Kirby’s forthcoming poetry collection is The Biscuit Joint.
Cleveland State University Poetry Center
Kirby, David, "Sarah Bernhardt's Leg" (1983). CSU Poetry Center Books. 153.