Those four black girls blown up in that Alabama church remind me of five hundred middle passage blacks, in a net, under water in Charleston harbor so redcoats wouldn't find them. Can't find what you can't see can you?
The poet laureate of the state of Alabama is currently held by Andrew Glaze who was named in July 2012. Much of Glaze's poetry reflects his coming of age in the South as his poems deal with the human condition in all its aspects. In addition to being the recipient of Poetry magazine's Eunice Tietjens Award, Glaze has won a National Hackney Award, and his selected poems, Someone Will Go On Owing, received the Best Book of the Year Award from the Southeastern Booksellers' Association in 1998.
Oct 28 2017
Meet and greet starts at 9, and the meeting will start at 9:30. Special guest speakers to be announced! The meeting will cost $20 for ASPS members, $35 for nonmembers, and $15 for lunch. .
1000 Bruce Etheridge Parkway35128 Pell City, Alabama
Oct 27 2017
Bring your works in progress to the round robin reading aboard the Coosa Queen paddle boat on beautiful Lake Logan Martin. The boat only holds 34, so be sure to register early to reserve your spot! Food will be served on the boat. The event is being held in conjunction with the Alabama State Poetry Society fall meeting, which will start the next day. To register, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
7:00pm to 9:00pm
101 Marina Street35135 Riverside, Alabama
(for boarding only)
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When the Famous Black Poet speaks, I understand that his is the same unnervingly slow rambling method of getting from A to B that I hated in my father, my father who always told me don't shuffle. The Famous Black Poet is speaking of the dark river in the mind that runs thick with the heroes of color, Jackie R