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WCW – Pamela Hughes

July 25, 2017

Wednesday, August 2, 2017, 7 p.m.

Williams Center for the Arts

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

Free

Pamela Hughes is the editor of Narrative Northeast, a literary and arts magazine that supports diverse voices and visions, the arts in New Jersey, and the environment. Her full length collection of poems, Meadowland Take My Hand, was published by Three Mile Harbor Press in January of 2017. Her poetry has appeared in Literary Mama, Thema, The Paterson Literary Review, The Rutherford Red Wheelbarrow, The Minnesota Review Isotope: A Journal of Science and Nature Writing; The Brooklyn Review, PANK Magazine and elsewhere. She has an MFA in Creative Writing from Brooklyn College, where she studied with Allen Ginsberg. Visit her at http://www.narrativenortheast.com or www.pamelahugheswrites.com.

Greenwood

The cold this first fall
Like when we first fell

In love, the light still
Warm but the wind chilled,

Like a fresh cube dropped
In the great blue drink

Of sky, stirred by some
Round god for us edged

Now to bear it, life
On life, as we knifed

Through thick groves of graves
In search of a way

Out, the gate now closed,
Our steps all but one.

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

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