The Spirit of Poetry in Baltimore


September 24, 2017




CityLit Stage

A celebration of poets in Baltimore, curated by Shirley Brewer and Joey Reisberg, as a national community poetry project for his term as a 2016 National Student Poet. Poets share their work, as well as the work of the enduring poetic talents of Baltimore greats, Lucille Clifton, Adrienne Rich, Edgar Allan Poe, Ogden Nash, and Frank O'Hara. The session features an Open Mic, showcasing the spirit of upcoming poets. Brewer will read from her new work, Bistro in Another Realm. Reisberg is a senior at the George Washington Carver Center for Arts and Technology. Mejdulene B. Shomali is a writer, teacher, and researcher, whose work has published in The Feminist Wire, Mizna, and Tinderbox. Jamesha Caldwell is a multifaceted college student, whose work surrounds the plight of her environment, womanhood, and Blackness. A portion of this session includes an Open Mic.

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