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Unread 01-18-2019, 06:36 PM
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Default Presence--Tim Murphy memorial issue reading

New York City denizens: I'm passing on editor Mary Ann Miller's invitation to tomorrow night's event:

Please join us for a Preview Reading
from Presence 2019
in WILLIAMSBURG, BROOKLYN

6:00 p.m., THIS SATURDAY, Jan. 19, 2019

Schedule of Events:

St. Francis of Paola Church
219 Conselyea St.

4:00 - 5:00 p.m. Holy Hour and Confessions
5:00 - 6:00 p.m. Vigil Mass

followed by the POETRY READING
at 6:00 p.m.
in
St. Francis of Paola Auditorium
200 Woodpoint Rd. (entrance around the corner from the church)

For celebrating with us and for the use of this space, we owe thanks to Fr. Paul Anel and Heart's Home, an international organization serving the poor in 28 countries.


Featuring:
Translators Sharif S. Elmusa and Gregory Orfalea
reading poems by Syrian refugee poets
translated for the first time into English
and poems by prisoners from WWII Japanese interment camps
translated by Garrett Hongo

Poems in memory of poets Timothy Murphy and Anya Silver, written and read by Marjorie Maddox, Susan L. Miller, and Rick Mullin

as well as the following
contributors of new poems:

Pat Brisson
Mary Buchinger
Erica Charis-Moling
Michael Angel Martin
Mia Pohlman
Nicholas Samaras
Janna Schledorn
Maria Terrone
Daniel Tobin

Also joining us, Presence Advisory Board member, Kate Daniels


Wine and Cheese reception will follow.
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Well, well, well. I went all the way there from the opposite side of the city and in the snow only to find that someone named Rick Mullen could not, in fact, come. So I read Rick's poem for Tim instead and talked a little bit about Tim but mostly just read what Rick wrote. Tim, despite being the opposite of me in so many ways, never ceased in his support.
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Why I value the Sphere.

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Thank you, thank you, thank you, Walter.
I really felt horrible not being able to get there, though I assumed Mary Ann Miller would have something for Tim in my absence. I'm really glad it was you reading my poem. I dare say it was better than if it were me reading it!
Really glad you came out.
Rick
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