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WCW – George Wallace

February 19, 2014

George Wallace

George Wallace

Wednesday, March 5, 2014, 7 p.m.

Williams Center for the Arts
One Williams Plaza, Rutherford NJ

Plus the words of William Carlos Williams
and open readings from the floor

Contact: John Barrale – john.barrale@gmail.com

George Wallace is Writer in Residence at the Walt Whitman Birthplace (2011-present), first poet laureate of Suffolk County NY, and author of 28 chapbooks of poetry. An adjunct professor with the English Department at Pace University in Manhattan, Wallace is editor of Poetrybay, Poetryvlog, Walt‘s Corner, Long Island Quarterly and co-editor of Great Weather For Media.

BELT BUCKLES & BIBLES
ever since that boy walked out in this world
the farmers & cattlemen the bankers &
townfolk of this great land has had two
things they can agree on stand up for praise
on sunday & hang their hats on — not to
mention keep their britches up with in a
dust storm or during a state or local election
& that’s bibles & belt buckles

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