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2021 Massachusetts Poetry Festival - Shared screen with speaker view
Volunteer - Aishvarya Arora (she/her/hers)
38:08
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Celebrant-Lillian-Yvonne Bertram(they/them)
38:37
Big-ups to Crystal!
Celebrant - Margot Douaihy [she/her]
39:00
Yay Crystal!!
Celebrant - Margot Douaihy [she/her]
43:59
<clap> <clap>
Volunteer - Aishvarya Arora (she/her/hers)
44:10
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Porsha Olayiwola
44:44
Congratulations Heather!!!! <3
celebrant - dure ahmed she/her
46:51
amazing!
Celebrant Heather Treseler (she/her/hers)
47:09
Thanks so much!
Celebrant - Kip Wilson (she/her)
47:21
I love the envelopes!
Volunteer - Aishvarya Arora (she/her/hers)
47:24
^^
Tom Daley
47:29
Thanks Heather!
Celebrant - Margot Douaihy [she/her]
47:36
Gold / glitter
Celebrant - Marjorie Maddox (she/her)
47:37
Crystal, you are a natural.
Porsha Olayiwola
48:02
^^
Celebrant--Leslea Newman she/her
52:14
Margot, that was an incredible poem and reading!
Porsha Olayiwola
53:50
Wow
Volunteer - Aishvarya Arora (she/her/hers)
55:05
The river starts to fret — what an incredible image!
Celebrant - Margot Douaihy [she/her]
55:33
[heart]
Celebrant--Leslea Newman she/her
56:13
Great ghazal!
celebrant - dure ahmed she/her
56:19
<3
celebrant - dure ahmed she/her
56:24
Thank you
Celebrant Heather Treseler (she/her/hers)
56:42
So enjoying these poems!
Volunteer - Aishvarya Arora (she/her/hers)
56:58
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Volunteer - Aishvarya Arora (she/her/hers)
58:50
Phew! Amazing title on the haibun!!
Volunteer - Peter Orlovsky (He/Him)
59:15
https://kelsaybooks.com/products/when-lawyers-wepthttps://www.rattle.com/chapbooks/did-you-know/https://www.amazon.com/-/e/B01BY92V2A
Volunteer - Aishvarya Arora (she/her/hers)
01:00:21
We can hear you!
celebrant - dure ahmed she/her
01:00:23
we can hear u
Tom Daley
01:00:57
Congratulations on all your successes Elizabeth!
Volunteer - Aishvarya Arora (she/her/hers)
01:01:55
Wow an incredible reading and poem. Thank you Elizabeth!
Celebrant - Margot Douaihy [she/her]
01:01:56
“slices of stories”
Fran McManus, RSM
01:01:59
great ending!
celebrant - dure ahmed she/her
01:02:02
beautiful
Celebrant--Leslea Newman she/her
01:02:40
A good reminder to everyone to be kind.
Lynn Hoins
01:02:42
That was a beautiful poem, so moving.
Volunteer - Peter Orlovsky (He/Him)
01:03:05
https://kelsaybooks.com/products/when-lawyers-wepthttps://www.rattle.com/chapbooks/did-you-know/https://www.amazon.com/-/e/B01BY92V2A
Marie Epply
01:03:15
Such a clear voice, engagement with topic!
Celebrant - Elizabeth Wolf - she/hers
01:03:23
Thanks so much for having me!!
Celebrant - Elizabeth Wolf - she/hers
01:04:44
https://www.writersonthemoon.com/
Celebrant - Elizabeth Wolf - she/hers
01:06:18
There's always that quiet guy...
Volunteer - Aishvarya Arora (she/her/hers)
01:06:32
“I will not beg as before to understand” wow
Marie Epply
01:07:40
I love that you take your time describing slices of life with such care. Thank you.
celebrant - dure ahmed she/her
01:07:42
wow
Volunteer - Aishvarya Arora (she/her/hers)
01:10:06
Woohoo for Western MA poets!
Volunteer - Peter Orlovsky (He/Him)
01:10:20
www.karinaborowicz.com
Volunteer - Peter Orlovsky (He/Him)
01:12:22
www.karinaborowicz.com
Lynn Hoins
01:12:37
Killer last lines!!!! Thank you
Celebrant - Margot Douaihy [she/her]
01:12:57
Western Mass hearts! Beautiful poem, Karina .
Tom Daley
01:13:07
The very sound seemed to turn the weather—wow!
Celebrant--Leslea Newman she/her
01:13:30
White Rose is an amazing book!
Volunteer - Peter Orlovsky (He/Him)
01:14:01
website: http://www.kipwilsonwrites.com/Twitter: https://twitter.com/kiperooInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/kipwilsonwrites
Celebrant - Elizabeth Wolf - she/hers
01:16:31
OK now I need this book.
Volunteer - Peter Orlovsky (He/Him)
01:16:52
website: http://www.kipwilsonwrites.com/Twitter: https://twitter.com/kiperooInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/kipwilsonwrites
Marie Epply
01:17:16
Wonderful reading, Kip.
Celebrant - Margot Douaihy [she/her]
01:18:42
!!!!! 75 !!!!!!
Celebrant - Margot Douaihy [she/her]
01:18:46
:)
celebrant - dure ahmed she/her
01:18:49
woah
Alexander Levering Kern
01:19:23
Holy moly! 75!
Celebrant - Margot Douaihy [she/her]
01:19:32
Wooohooo Northampton
Porsha Olayiwola
01:19:43
#75
Volunteer - Peter Orlovsky (He/Him)
01:19:53
Lesléa’s memoir-in-verse, “I Carry My Mother”https://lesleanewman.com/books-for-adults/poetry/i-carry-my-mother/Lesléa’s latest book, a memoir-in-verse, “I Wish My Father”https://lesleanewman.com/books-for-adults/poetry/i-wish-my-father/A themed poetry reading about fathers with Jeffrey Harrison and Lesléa Newmanhttps://0830club.com/event/poets-theater/
Alexander Levering Kern
01:20:21
yes, Crystal! love your energy!
celebrant - dure ahmed she/her
01:20:50
wow what a nice homage to hands
Celebrant - Margot Douaihy [she/her]
01:23:30
Amazing, Lesléa! “good earth” wooohooo
Volunteer - Aishvarya Arora (she/her/hers)
01:23:32
That ending gave me chills!
Volunteer - Peter Orlovsky (He/Him)
01:23:40
Lesléa’s memoir-in-verse, “I Carry My Mother”https://lesleanewman.com/books-for-adults/poetry/i-carry-my-mother/Lesléa’s latest book, a memoir-in-verse, “I Wish My Father”https://lesleanewman.com/books-for-adults/poetry/i-wish-my-father/A themed poetry reading about fathers with Jeffrey Harrison and Lesléa Newmanhttps://0830club.com/event/poets-theater/
Lynn Hoins
01:24:06
How many ways our hands have been forced to shelter alone. Thank you.
Ned's iPhone
01:24:11
What an abundance of fine work today
Celebrant - Elizabeth Wolf - she/hers
01:24:15
That was lovely. All those details of things we miss.
Alexander Levering Kern
01:24:25
yay, Toni Bee!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Porsha Olayiwola
01:25:10
Love you TONI!!!
Ned's iPhone
01:25:44
Yay, Toni
Celebrant - Joshua Coben (he/him)
01:25:48
Lesléa is also the author of the landmark picture book Heather Has Two Mommies and many others.Thanks for what you do for children’s literature.
Celebrant--Leslea Newman she/her
01:26:15
Thank you Joshua.
Celebrant - Marjorie Maddox (she/her)
01:27:20
Amazing!
Ned's iPhone
01:27:31
more please
Marie Epply
01:27:32
Do more
Celebrant - Kip Wilson (she/her)
01:27:36
WOW, wow, WOW!!!
Celebrant--Leslea Newman she/her
01:27:47
Air of Beware—fantastic!
Alexander Levering Kern
01:27:50
air of beware!!!!!! love it!
Tom Daley
01:27:53
You rock, Toni Bee!
Celebrant - Margot Douaihy [she/her]
01:29:03
Loving every second — thank youuuu!!
Ned's iPhone
01:29:12
thanks for inviting us to your event
Ned's iPhone
01:29:33
That
Lynn Hoins
01:29:54
Fabulous!!!
Volunteer - Aishvarya Arora (she/her/hers)
01:30:05
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Celebrant - Toni Bee - She/hers
01:30:16
Love Love YALL an We Poets! Thanks Mass Poetry
Alexander Levering Kern
01:30:53
yay, Marjorie!
Alexander Levering Kern
01:32:45
Marjorie has contributed wonderful work to our new publication at Northeastern University, Pensive: A Global Journal of Spirituality & the Arts (pensivejournal.com.
Volunteer - Peter Orlovsky (He/Him)
01:32:47
Here are the links for Marjorie Maddox’s baseball book:https://www.amazon.com/Rules-Game-Baseball-Marjorie-Maddox/dp/153269735X/ref=tmm_hrd_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1620853789&sr=1-1https://bookshop.org/books/rules-of-the-game-baseball-poems/9781532697357www.marjoriemaddox.comFB: Marjorie Maddox, AuthorTwitter: @marjoriemaddox
Alexander Levering Kern
01:33:02
love Marjorie's work!
Alexander Levering Kern
01:35:30
"open the window and sing!" yes!
Tom Daley
01:35:33
“World is awash with world”—A line to climb into!
Volunteer - Peter Orlovsky (He/Him)
01:35:43
Marjorie Maddox’s baseball book:https://www.amazon.com/Rules-Game-Baseball-Marjorie-Maddox/dp/153269735X/ref=tmm_hrd_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1620853789&sr=1-1https://bookshop.org/books/rules-of-the-game-baseball-poems/9781532697357www.marjoriemaddox.comFB: Marjorie Maddox, AuthorTwitter: @marjoriemaddox
Lynn Hoins
01:36:05
Gorgeous ode! Sorry about your mom
Celebrant - Marjorie Maddox (she/her)
01:36:16
Thank you, everyone!
Fran McManus, RSM
01:39:50
Maru, what a great anthem!
Lynn Hoins
01:41:23
All lives do matter.
Celebrant - Margot Douaihy [she/her]
01:41:23
Gorgeous, Maru!
Alexander Levering Kern
01:41:44
powerful, Dr
Alexander Levering Kern
01:41:50
Dr
Alexander Levering Kern
01:42:13
Dr. Colbert, thank you!
Alexander Levering Kern
01:42:46
forgive the typo...
Volunteer - Peter Orlovsky (He/Him)
01:42:48
Instagram: stephan.delbosTwitter: @sdelbosWebsite: www.stephandelbos.comFacebook: www.facebook.com/PlymouthPoetryForum
Celebrant-Dr. Maru Colbert (She series)
01:42:57
Thanks for listening everyone!
Porsha Olayiwola
01:43:36
congratulations Stephan and Plymouth!
Celebrant-Dr. Maru Colbert (She series)
01:44:10
Colbertmaru.me is my page. Feel free to visit it. The page is updated each month.
Volunteer - Peter Orlovsky (He/Him)
01:46:06
Instagram: stephan.delbosTwitter: @sdelbosWebsite: www.stephandelbos.comFacebook: www.facebook.com/PlymouthPoetryForum
celebrant - dure ahmed she/her
01:46:11
thanks for your poems!!
Lynn Hoins
01:46:32
Thank you for standing up for all.
loretta Watts
01:47:12
Congrats Susan! So well -deserved!!!!
Host Crystal Valentine (She/Her/Hers)
01:48:14
Forgive me for saying your price incorrect!!
Host Crystal Valentine (She/Her/Hers)
01:48:21
*Prize
Volunteer - Aishvarya Arora (she/her/hers)
01:50:27
“I make them better” yessss. Love the question and response style in the poem! Thank you Susan!
Fran McManus, RSM
01:50:57
everyone's lif is mine--how true!
Celebrant-Dr. Maru Colbert (She series)
01:50:58
A liar and a thief...good gracious!
Lynn Hoins
01:50:59
Your life is my life. Oh yes
Ned's iPhone
01:51:13
so glad to stop in & celebrate with everyone. Great to see & hear
Celebrant - Margot Douaihy [she/her]
01:51:41
Woohooo, Lillian-Yvonne! 💫
Porsha Olayiwola
01:51:53
^^^I stan!!!!!
Celebrant - Elizabeth Wolf - she/hers
01:52:20
A liar and a thief... I prefer chronicler.
Celebrant--Leslea Newman she/her
01:52:26
I’m impressed that we only went over a few minutes. Everyone was amazing. So glad to be part of this community this afternoon. Thank you Crystal, Mass Poetry and everyone!
Volunteer - Aishvarya Arora (she/her/hers)
01:53:53
“God wasn’t near the water” incredible
Celebrant - Elizabeth Wolf - she/hers
01:53:57
People also search for.....
Celebrant - Marjorie Maddox (she/her)
01:53:58
Wow.
Celebrant-Lillian-Yvonne Bertram(they/them)
01:54:05
thank you everyone!
Porsha Olayiwola
01:54:06
Wow what a closing poem
celebrant - dure ahmed she/her
01:54:06
amazing!
Ned's iPhone
01:54:08
Wow, Lillian
Marie Epply
01:54:19
tha
Lynn Hoins
01:54:22
My heart breaks
MP Carver - Festival Director - She/hers
01:54:25
what an amazing event!! Congrats all!! Thanks Crystal for organizing such an awesome event
Celebrant - Margot Douaihy [she/her]
01:54:28
Incredible <3
Porsha Olayiwola
01:55:00
CONGRATULATIONS EVERYONE!!!! Thank you Crystal & MP
Volunteer - Aishvarya Arora (she/her/hers)
01:55:03
So many amazing poems read here today! Thanks so much all!!!!
Celebrant-Lillian-Yvonne Bertram(they/them)
01:55:04
Thank you Crystal, and all the readers and attendees!
Marie Epply
01:55:06
Thanks to all readers and to you, Crystal.
Evone’s iPhone
01:55:07
👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾
Celebrant Heather Treseler (she/her/hers)
01:55:13
Thanks so much, Crystal, MP, and Mass Poetry!!
Celebrant - Kip Wilson (she/her)
01:55:28
Thank you, Crystal, and everyone so much!!!
Celebrant-Lillian-Yvonne Bertram(they/them)
01:55:31
www.lillianyvonnebertram.com
Celebrant - Karina Borowicz (she/hers)
01:55:33
Such wonderful poetry!
Celebrant - Marjorie Maddox (she/her)
01:55:34
www.marjoriemaddox.com
Regina's iPhone
01:55:35
Dr.Maru Colbert loved your poem
Celebrant-Dr. Maru Colbert (She series)
01:55:42
colbertmaru.me Dr. Maru Colbert
Celebrant--Leslea Newman she/her
01:55:43
https://lesleanewman.com/books-for-adults/poetry/i-carry-my-mother/https://lesleanewman.com/books-for-adults/poetry/i-wish-my-father/
Celebrant - Margot Douaihy [she/her]
01:55:47
Thanks to everyone > MP, Crystal, all readers, all volunteers.
Celebrant - Joshua Coben (he/him)
01:55:54
Joshuacoben.com Thanks, everyone!
Celebrant - Kip Wilson (she/her)
01:55:55
http://www.kipwilsonwrites.com/
Volunteer - Aishvarya Arora (she/her/hers)
01:56:06
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