I know brokers of diamond dreams,
who copulate in mines when mates are in fetters.
I know IMF; International Misery Fellows, whose
kindness borders on wretchedness.
I know desire that flowered trauma,
Tayari Jones (born November 30, 1970), is an African-American author and winner of the Hurston-Wright Legacy Award for Debut Fiction.
Jones was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia where she spent most of he...