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Monday, December 26, 2011

Where My Birthmark Dances

Here’s a Christmas present from my daughter. My sweet sixteen-year-old made the following video of me reading one my poems- Where My Birthmark Dances.  This poem is inspired by the many women who are forced, due to dire economic conditions, to leave their children and home countries and seek work abroad.

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Thursday, December 1, 2011

Poet Furaha Youngblood to Present Her New Poetry Collection at the Southwest Arts Center in Atlanta

Furaha Youngblood-writer, educator, world traveler and my dear friend-has a new book of poetry out entitled Cat-Eyed Woman from Louisiana. Now, if this title alone doesn’t whet your appetite or the blurb above, I don’t know what will. Furaha will participate in the 2011 Book Fair sponsored by the Fulton County Arts and Culture Center , in Atlanta. Readings will be scheduled throughout the day.

Saturday, December 10, 2011
10:00 a.m-3:00 p.m.
Fulton Country Arts & Culture’s Southwest Arts Center
915 New Hope Road
Atlanta, GA 30331
Phone: 404-613-3220