Arts & Letters

Delmarva Review: Dry-Dock Music: Baltimore By David Salner

Dry-Dock Music: Baltimore By David Salner “It was therefore an act of supreme trust on the part of a freeman of color thus to put in jeopardy his liberty that another might be free.” —from The Life and Times of Frederick Douglass Surprising, most of all, Stanley himself…. On the way to work that day, he walked through clouds of cinnamon, an amber fog enveloping the port, all the way to Fells Point and the dry docks, where he works— building a ship with four-pound mallet, driving cotton-white strands between oak planks, sealing a sharp-built hull with oakum from keel to turn … [Read More...]