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My Favorite Poem...A Random Act of Art [Sept. 29, Bham]

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  • Amos J Wright
    ... Sent: Monday, September 25, 2006 10:30 AM To: news@alabamawritersconclave.com; stories@jimreedbooks.com; baa@jimreedbooks.com Subject: [Stories] My
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      Do you enjoy poetry?  Is there a famous (or not so famous) poem that has
      impacted your life?  Or are you curious about what poetry others enjoy? 

      "My Favorite Poem" Poetry Reading
      Friday, September 29, 7 pm
      Alabama School of Fine Arts (Birmingham) Lecture Hall
      Prominent and not-so-prominent community members share their favorite
      famous poem and tell what it has meant to their lives.
      Sponsored by Alabama Writers' Conclave, Birmingham Art Association
      & Random Acts of Art & Alabama School of Fine Arts
      Y'all come!
      Among those reading their favorite poems:
      Joey Kennedy Pulitzer Prize winner
      The Rev. Joseph Walker  Civic leader
      Jane Trechsel  Actress
      Carole Smitherman President, Birmingham City Council
      Bob Luther Pilot, retired, NASA
      Joanna Carter 10th grade, Briarwood Christian High School
      Barry Marks Attorney, Marks & Weinberg, P.C
      Carol Norton Children's author "Dulce et Decorum Est" by Wilfred Owen
      Deb Gallaway Nature photographer "Manifesto: The Mad Farmer Liberation
      Front" by Wendell Berry
      Danny Gamble  Editor, First Draft magazine "next to of course god
      america I" by e.e. cummings
      Annetta Nunn Chief of Police, Birmingham
      Sue Walker Poet Laureate, Alabama
      Irene Latham Alabama Poet of the Year 2006
      John Nothrop Author, educator
      Jim Reed Author, curator
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