Lou Reed Will Set You Free

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For Poetry, artist Tony Fitzpatrick talks about how Lou Reed’s “Take a Walk on the Wild Side” opened him up to “another side.” Fitzpatrick shares some of his memories of Reed and a slideshow of his Reed-inspired work.


P.E. Garcia is an Editorial Assistant for The Rumpus and the Dead Letters Editor for the Offing. His writing has appeared in Hunger Mountain, Prairie Schooner, and more. His chapbook is available from Awst Press. Born and raised in Arkansas, he now lives in Philadelphia where he's a PhD student at Temple University. Find him on Twitter @AvantGarcia. More from this author →