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25 year Celebration for "The Women of the Plums" Book
Bus Boys and Poets

Thu, 05/03/2012 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

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25 year Celebration for "The Women of the Plums" Book

Where  |Bus Boys and Poets
2021 14th St NW
washington, DC 20009

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Special 25th Anniversary Celebration for
DC Poet Laureate, Dolores Kendrick's book,

The Women of Plums: poems in the voices of slave women

Featuring Poems recited by
DC Poet Laureate, Dolores Kendrick & Live Jazz Band

Thursday | May 3, 2012 | 6:30pm - 8pm

@ Bus Boys and Poets (14th & V St. NW)

Oh, this is a quiet dress.
Light. Airy.
I can take off soft

in it anytime I please
if only to tease
Edam. Get him away

from the horror of his hope
That traps him in that
House that both of us hate.

I wait...

- Dolores Kendrick, "Liza Lily in Silks"

Complimentary Admission with
RSVP to carolyn.parker@dc.gov

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