Poetry Events

Bottom Dog Press and Standing Rock Cultural Arts present:

Come Together: Imagine Peace At Standing Rock
-An Open Poetry Reading

Saturday, March 7, 2009, 7:00 PM

At Woodsy's Annex
124 East Main Street, Kent, Ohio
(Next to Last Exit Books)

Bringing together poets from the new anthology,

Come Together Imagine Peace, Bottom Dog Press,
along with other voices from the community, centering on peace, how we
might work toward it.

All welcome to read, to listen, to imagine.

POEMS OF PEACE: COME TOGETHER, IMAGINE PEACE

Edited by Philip Metres, Ann Smith, & Larry Smith

Introduction by Philip Metres

A book for all times.

Poems of Witness & Elegy, Exhortation & Action,

Reconciliation, Shared Humanity, Wildness & Home, Ritual & Vigil,
Meditation & Prayer

Precedents: Sappho, Whitman, Dickinson, Cavafy, Millay, Patchen,
Rexroth, Shapiro, Lowell, Creeley, Rukeyser, Ginsberg, Levertov, Lorde,
Stafford, Jordan, Amichai, Darwish

Contemporaries: Abinader, Ali, Bass, Berry, Bauer, Berrigan, Bly,
Bodhran, Bradley, Brazaitis, Bright, Bryner, Budbill, Cervine, Charara,
Cording, Cone, Crooker, Daniels, di Prima, Davis, Dougherty, Ellis,
Espada, Estes, Ferlinghetti, Forche, Frost, Gibson, Gundy, Gilberg,

Habra, Hague, Hamill, Harter, Hassler, Harmony Anthology Series Haven,
Heyen, Hirshfield, Hughes, Joudah, Jensen, Karmin, Kendig, Komunyakaa,
Kovacik, Kryss, Krysl, LaFemina, Landis, Leslie, Lifshin, Loden, Lovin,
Lucas, McCallum, McGuane, Machan, McQuaid, Meek, Metres, Miltner,
Montgomery, Norman, Nye, Pankey, Pendarvis, Pinsky, Porterfield,
Prevost, Ragain, Rashid, Rich, Roffman, Rosen, Ross, Rusk, Salinger,
Sanders, Seltzer,Schneider, Shabtai, Shannon, Sheffield, Shipley,
Shomer, Silano, Sklar, Smith, Snyder, Spahr, Sydlik, Szymborska,
Trommer, Twichell, Volkmer, Waters, Weems, Wilson, Zale


Reading sponsored by Bottom Dog Press and Standing Rock Cultural Arts.
For more information call Maj Ragain 330-678-7473 or Jeff Ingram
330-673-4970


link to the book:
http://behindthelinespoetry.blogspot.com/2009/01/come-together-imagine-peace-interview.html