Posts Tagged ‘Piri Thomas’

City poets leap one hour into the future 
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In response to this crucial time for humanity and justice, poets from over 160 countries came together to hold local poetry events on Feb. 29, called “Leap Forward.” This unique day occurring only every 4 years reverberated with the poetic word. It was thrilling to be part of it.

Celebrate the life of Piri Thomas (Sept. 30, 1928 – Oct. 17, 2011) 
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[ March 3, 2012; 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ]

March 3, 2012
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Piri Thomas was a Puerto Rican writer and poet whose memoir of personal redemption “Down These Mean …

Piri Thomas, beloved Puerto Rican-American author and poet, dies 
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Beloved Puerto Rican-American author and poet Piri Thomas died Monday, October 17, 2011, in his home in El Cerrito, CA surrounded by his loving wife, …

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Poetas de la ciudad saltan una hora hacia el futuro 
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En respuesta a este crucial momento para la humanidad y justicia, poetas de más de 160 países se unieron para dar eventos de poesía local el 29 de febrero, llamado Salta Adelante. Este día único, el cual ocurre solo una vez cada cuatro años, reverberó con la palabra poética. Fue emocionante ser parte de esto.

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