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Poetry Reading at Village Books

Poetry Reading at Village Books
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Date: Mar 26, 2019
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost: Free
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Village Books 1200 11th St. Bellingham, WA Contact:
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Join us in the Readings Gallery for an awesome line-up of stellar poets!

Keetje Kuipers’ new collection of poems All Its Charms chronicles her decision to become a single-mother-by-choice and her marriage to the only woman she ever loved. These poems contain more than the reinvention of family—they show who we can become when we move past who we thought we’d be.

Geffrey Davis’s award-winning second collection, Night Angler, reads as an evolving love letter and meditation on what it means to raise an American family. In poems of deep gratitude and wonder, Davis delivers a heart-strong prayer for the messy success of breaking through trauma to create new models of fatherhood.

Holy Moly Carry Me takes readers into the heart of Appalachia—its highways and strip malls, its fragility and danger—and wrestles with racial tensions, religious identity, gun violence, raising children, and the anxieties of life in the 21st century. With a refusal to settle for easy answers, Meitner’s poems neve