Romella Kitchens

Rookie - 150 Points (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)

Biography of Romella Kitchens

Romella Kitchens is a Pittsburgh-based poet who has been published in 5AM, The California Quarterly, Mainstreet Rag, The Autumn House Anthology, Chiron Review, Iodine Poetry Press, Mudfish Review and others.
She has done poetry residencies and addressed many school groups concerning poetry. In 2014, she was a judge for the city wide level of Poetry Outloud.

Romella Kitchens's Works:

Hip Hop Warrior, The Immortals, The Red Covered Bridge and The Heaven Of Elephants

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Mr.Mack's

Cobblestones and red bricks.
Orphaned branches brushing our arms.
When I was little, going
to the candy store in our
neighborhood meant everything.

It was owned by a very light skinned
Black man named “Mr. Mack.”
He told jokes. He was kind. He was laughter.

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