Rejuvenation & the 8-fold path

 

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This year I will be making a series of blogs concerning the musical production, Strike the Rock! and the publication of Coming Around, a book of poems that is a companion work to the musical production.  Before launching the series, however, I’d like to share an earlier essay by Robert Rose, “Rejuvenation,” because its message is another way of saying what I shall present in music and poetry:  REJUVENATION by Robt. Rose 20161113

Hear Five Poets at Book People

January 20, 2018  A day of celebrations, some marched. Not much of a marcher, I continued to work on a different kind of demonstration for this spring:

PROMO MUSIC & BK 2018

Then I took a break to join the crowd listening to five poets in a small bookstore in Richmond, BookPeople, which is currently doing a GoFundMe drive: https://www.gofundme.com/bookpeopleva.  Perhaps you’d like to join us.

Here’s the shop:

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The poets spoke behind this bay window:

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Here’s some of the crowd behind the window.0. Cover shot

 

There were many notables present–

First to read was Susan Hankla.

Next, Carolyn Kreiter-Foronda:

Then Joanna Lee:

The inimitable Derek Kannemeyer:

Last, Elizabeth Seydel Morgan:

Glad you could make it!  If you’d like to send me a message or to post some of your own work on this blog-site, contact me at rickroserestoreacct45@outlook.com