Kerri Webster’s “Grand & Arsenal: Poems”

The intersection of Grand and Arsenal in the city of St. Louis is one part park, three parts commercial. Arsenal Street actually does a little zigzag as it crosses Grand and then runs the length of Tower Grove Park, which is due south of the Missouri Botanical Garden. Like so much of the city of St. Louis, the residential buildings in the area are red brick.

“Grand & Arsenal” is also the title of a new collection of poetry by Kerri Webster, former writer-in-residence at Washington University. There’s a review of the collection today over at TweetSpeak Poetry.

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One Response to Kerri Webster’s “Grand & Arsenal: Poems”

  1. The Blue Marlin says:

    I grew up two blocks south on Juniata, between Grand and Spring. The corner of Grand and Arsenal has changed a lot over the years. Born in the mid 50’s, I have witnessed different business come and go on those corners. Diners, Drugstore, 5 n dimes; what a wonderful intersection in a much under appreciated city.

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