Knead is what is done to bread - it takes a lot of time and concentration. And "need" is a feeling both internal and external that calls for an empathetic response that takes time and concentration. Sue Weaver Dunlap is an accomplished poet who lives on a farm in Walland, Tennessee, below the towering Smoky Mountains. She is now retired from a career teaching high school in Seymour, Tennessee. Dunlap is quite familiar not only with kneading bread, but also with address the needs of kinfolks, students, and neighbors.
Charlotte: Mani Street Rag, 2016. 77 pages. Trade paperback.