"... every step forward is a travesía, a crossing. I am again an alien in a new territory. And again, and again."
--Gloria Anzaldúa, Borderlands/La Frontera
Join us for a poetry open mic the last Thursday of May. We want to hear about your new growth, your crossings, what territory you've uncovered with the shifting of the seasons. Poets of any level welcome: share with us your undone and your in-process! 15 available open slots, one poem per poet, sign-up upon arrival.
MC and Featured Poet: Kim Shuck is the current Poet Laureate of San Francisco. She has two full length collections of poetry, one chapbook and one collection of prose poems to her name. Her recent works include Sidewalk NDN (Foothills Publishing, 2014) and Clouds Running In (Taurean Press, 2014). Kim serves on the board of directors for the San Francisco American Indian Cultural Center in planning, is involved with the Cherokee Society of the Greater Bay Area and is a citizen of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma. In addition, she is a former Indian Studies instructor and a visual artist who works with traditional textiles.