Zorida Mohammed

Zorida Mohammed

Wednesday, July 2, 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

ZORIDA MOHAMMED was born in Trinidad and came to the US when she was a teenager. She received an MSW from Fordham University School of Social Work and has worked in the mental health profession for 28 plus years. Her chapbook She Called Me Girlee was published recently by Finishing Line Press. Her poems have been published in The Caribbean Writer, Folio, Poem, The Atlanta ReviewThe Spoon River Poetry Review, Fulcrum #6 and #7, Phoebe, Oyez ReviewCompass Rose, The Dirty Goat # 20, Bayou Magazine, The Rutherford Red Wheelbarrow, The Distillery, Quercus Review, and other publications. She enjoys cooking and has many awards for horticulture. Zorida won a New Jersey State Council on the Arts grant for poetry in 1991-92.

Remember Dadee

I looked for a glow above your bed.
I looked in the rafters and corners,
but your life was gone.
It had slipped out under the eaves,
or the open half
of your Dutch door.

There was nothing but gravel in the street.

Author: redwheelbarrowpoets

Red Wheel Barrow poets of Rutherford, NJ, home of Pulitzer-prize winning poet William Carlos Williams.

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