Plant your soul: The poetry of a Detroit elementary school

6:32 am
Tue June 17, 2014

Plant your soul: The poetry of a Detroit elementary school

Lead in text: 
All this year, producer Zak Rosen has been reporting on the first year of the James and Grace Lee Boggs School in Detroit. Whitney Walker is the office manager at school, which her daughter Zoe also attends. Whitney Walker is also a poet, and in this installment of the Boggs School series she offers a documentary poem about her transformative experience working at the school.
Whitney Walker has had a lot of jobs in her life. But she was never content until she landed at her current gig as the office manager at the James and