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Santa Clara County poet laureate Sally Ashton’s ‘A Favorite Poem’ link

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Visit Santa Clara County poet laureate Sally Ashton’s blogspot

* Sally Ashton’s three-voice poem, Stateside, at 99 POEMS FOR THE 99 PERCENT, a blog featuring 99 poems that address the social, political, economic, aesthetic, and cultural realities of the 99 percent


Read “In your body all bodies lie,” the Kenneth Patchen prose-poem that continues to inspire Al Young

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Jazz & poetry partners Booker Ervin (1930-1970), saxophonist with the Charles Mingus Quintet, and poet Kenneth Patchen (1911-1972)

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