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:
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:
The poets spoke behind this bay window:
Here’s some of the crowd behind the window.
There were many notables present–
Susan Hankla read first. I missed part of her presentation, but this will give you an idea.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Please omit me from this video. The poem I am reading isn’t represented in it entirety.
I am sorry my earlier comment sounded harsh. Do you mind putting me back online? I loved that day, and reading with the other four poets whom I love and admire. And I appreciate your efforts to showcase us all.
I’ll re-post the video soon.
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