I remember your eyes, voice and words woven into your poetry that you shared with so many. Never afraid, said what you meant, and meant what you said. You expressed your thoughts and ideas even when, at times, you stood alone. Thank you for gracing my life and for the legacy that you leave in our care.
L.A. Times Article about Wanda Coleman
Govern in Poetry
Check out this fascinating article, "Govern in Poetry," a New York Times article by Timothy Egan on the Presidents, language and poetry.
"ARTIST STORIES" ezine, published by Light Bringer Project, recently featured Pasadena poet Gerda Govine. Angelina Coppola Interviewed Gerda for the "Citizen Poet" article. Excerpt - - Gerda describes reading to an audience .... "It's organic. I use my hands. I use my body, my intonation, my speed ... Each poem I read differently, to keep the words alive." Read the interview.