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El Planeta–From Plankton to Afghanistan: A Poetry Reading

Juan Felipe Herrera
With poets Marisa Urrutia Gedney and Freddy Lopez
June 20, 2013

In his newest book, Senegal Taxi, California’s Poet Laureate—and teacher and activist—turns his gaze to Africa. For this special evening, Herrera invites two talented younger poets to join him for a foray into what he calls: “the Plankton-like, Picasso-Like, Kandinsky-like chromatics of heart fire, short line enlightenment meditations… double shocked to the present life of what is going on in our diagonal world, war here, peace there—making it all right with these oceanic voices.”

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