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Writers Against Racism: Arnold Adoff’s Assignment

The esteemed poet, Arnold Adoff, always inspires me when he comments on my blog because I learn something new each time. The following comment was in response to my post on Authors Remember the Civil Rights Movement, of which the late Virginia Hamilton and Arnold Adoff are featured. thanks so much, amy…my piece was taken […]

Writers Against Racism: Friday Reflections


Yesterday was not only my wedding anniversary (16-years) but it was also just about 6-months since the start of my breast cancer journey.  I’ll never forget that first post that feels like such a long time ago – I am happy to report.  Update: each day I feel better. My hair is slowly growing back, […]

Writers Against Racism: ROOTS AND BLUES by Arnold Adoff


Tomorrow begins my first round of chemotherapy and I thought I’d share with you some of my reading materials I will be bringing along, since the treatment sessions last about 2 1/2 hours. *ugh* His belief is that, “writing a poem is making music with words and space.” -Arnold Adoff (comes via PoetStudy) Back in […]