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The brilliance of Seattle’s Liner Notes continues with all new poems inspired by The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill!  I saw July’s show, featuring poems inspired by Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon, and I was impressed with the beauty and insight of those pieces   Ela Barton, the show’s producer, never fails to bring together an inspiring show, and I’m so excited and honored to be a part of this.

Here’s the lineup:

Side A
Lost ones- Casey Tonnelly
Ex-Factor-Maya Hersh
To Zion- Korvus Blackbird
Doo Wop (That Thing)-Gigi Frazier
Superstar-Jon Joslin
Final Hour-Jeanine Walker
When It Hurts So Bad-Evan Peterson

Side B
I Used to Love Him-Jodie Knowles
Forgive Them Father-Courtney Etienne
Every Ghetto, Every City-Jeremy Springsteed
Nothing Even Matters-Amber Flame
Everything is Everything-Kathleen Nacozy
The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill-Gini Hasircioglu
can’t take My Eyes Off of you-Oscar McNary
Sweetest Thing-Naomi Washburn

This show is too good to be true.  Fucking rockstars of poetry, and you should come hear us!  Here’s the info:

It’s Thursday August 4 at 8 p.m. at the Electric Tea Garden, 1402 E Pike St., Seattle.  No cover, but please bring donations for the artists.  And come buy my chapbook, Saran Wrap Leisure Suit.

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