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Book Bay reading series- Valentine's Day reading


devorah major and Adrian Arias will be the featured poets in this free Valentine's Evening reading. Poetry and love and love poetry will abound.

devorah's Latest Blogs

Feb.17.2013 - 11:59 am
 Opal Palmer Adisa tagged me in The Next Big Thing writers chain.  A series of questions about writers, their current projects, process are asked of one writer who then...
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Dec.13.2012 - 8:33 pm
1968 Memphis sanitation workers strike
In 1968 when Martin Luther King came to Memphis to support the sanitation worker strike, he presided over one of the most courageous and inspirational marches.   A group...
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Dec.05.2012 - 6:34 pm
I’m back.  Again.  I actually enjoy writing a blog but seem to have so many projects on my plate at any time that making room for keeping up a blog just falls down the...
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Jul.22.2011 - 1:23 pm
Six by ten is the amount of space prisoners are given in Pelican Bay Prison high security prison.  Imagine your bed, sink, toilet, and personal items allowed and you in this space...
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Comments from devorah

Dec.17.2012 - 1:27 pm
In response to: Racing Advertising
Thank you Jeanne.  I am also reminded of the way body parts were saved from lynching victums.  FIngers and...
Dec.13.2012 - 8:38 pm
In response to: Racing Advertising
Nov.15.2010 - 8:28 pm
In response to: Gate Keepers to the "True" Black Poetic
Sad, but oh so true. But to be satisfied as an artist one should say what needs to be said. If one wants to be a...
Nov.15.2010 - 12:44 am
In response to: Gate Keepers to the "True" Black Poetic
Point well taken in terms of your poet friend, but I was trying to speak to the idea that what we write and how we...
Oct.20.2010 - 4:09 pm
In response to: Imperatives of Writng and Blogs
Yes, for me there is sometimes a sense of which way do I turn. I wanted to write an Oscar Grant poem but I had written...