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Saturday, May 6 • 12:15pm - 1:15pm
Riprap Rocks

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“Riprap Rocks” combines the central image of Gary Snyder’s poem “Riprap” (“Lay down these words/ Before your mind like rocks) with the interactive play of refrigerator magnet poetry. Words written on stones, the smooth granite cobbles of Cape Ann beaches, will be available for your inspiration. Each rock has a word on each side (sometimes three), often an opposite or otherwise kindred word, so that any line may be altered instantly with a flip. Blank rocks and Sharpie markers will be available so that participants can add new words.

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Margaret Young

Margaret Young is the author of Willow from the Willow (Cleveland State University Poetry Center, 2002) and Almond Town (Bright Hill Press, 2011). Her chapbook Blight Summer is forthcoming from Finishing Line Press, and her translation of Sergio Inestrosa’s A la Sombra de un Haiku will appear soon from Obsidiana Press... Read More →

Saturday May 6, 2017 12:15pm - 1:15pm
New Liberty Charter School Room 2 Museum Place Mall, 2nd Fl, Salem, MA 01970

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