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An Interview with Emily Lawsin : Latina/o- and Filipina/o- American Poets Explore Cultural  Mythologies

This Friday, April 10th at 7pm, La Sala is bringing to Seattle University’s Wyckoff Auditorium the presence and works of Latina/o and Filipina/o American poets as they explore cultural mythologies: their presence in our lives and how they shape us and end up in our work. 437 more words

DETROIT SAT 6/29: FREE FILM SCREENING & GRACE LEE BOGGS' 98th BIRTHDAY PARTY!

Happy 98th Birthday to Grace Lee Boggs! To see why I’ve lived in the Detroit area for most of the past 13 years, see the NEW documentary, … 141 more words

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"Rest in Poetry, Peace, and Power: John Vietnam Nguyen"

There has been a great loss in our community, and our hearts and thoughts go out to the family and friends of John “Vietnam” Nguyen. John was a leader, role model, artist, and activist. 621 more words

UMich FASA 25th Anniversary Symposium and Banquet March 31

Hi everyone, I am honored to be a Keynote Speaker for UMich FASA’s 25th Anniversary Banquet this Saturday. What do you think I should say in my speech? 64 more words

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HAIKU for Strong Sistahfriends

Here’s yesterday’s seventeen syllables/haiku:


For the Strong Sistahs  

© by Emily P. Lawsin

love and shout-outs to

all the sistahfriends who build

this bridge called my back.

 

February 28, 2012

Detroit

www.emilylawsin.com

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5 MORE POEMS: In Memory of David Blair (1967-2011)

I’ve had insomnia since learning about the sudden death of our friend David Blair,
singer-songwriter/musician/organizer/performer and National Poetry Slam Champion. Here are some of the poems that I’ve written as a result, Blair’s parting gift, I suppose.  1,983 more words

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