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Do Not Stand At My Grave and Weep

I am a thousand winds that blow. I am the diamond glints on snow. -Mary Elizabeth Frye | @scribesandvibes | #therebirthofcool | #MaryElizabethFrye | #Poetry | #NationalPoetryMonth

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#ExperienceTheLibrary…
we’ve got #Rhythm,
we’ve got #Rhymes,
we’ve got #LiveJazz,
we’ve got #SpokenWord

Who could ask for anything more?

Experience #RhythmAndRhymes…
we’ll have saxophonist Derwin Daniels,
we’ll have spoken word artist / musician Abyss,
we’ll have an #OpenMic

We’ll celebrate #JazzAppreciationMonth,
we’ll celebrate #NationalPoetryMonth;
we’ll welcome you to play a jazz tune,
we’ll welcome you to recite a poem that you like

Who could ask for anything more?

We invite you to think of the #library #BeyondBooks…
we invite you to forget about the hardcover books,
we invite you to forget about the audio books,
we invite you to forget about the eBooks

Yeah, the library has books,
but there’s so much more!

We invite you to sign-up for a #librarycard…
we invite you to the new age;
welcome to the new age,
we invite you to think of the library as a place for community

We invite you to think of the library as a locale for cultural arts…
we invite you to celebrate #jazz,
we invite you to celebrate #poetry

Who could ask for anything more?

We invite you to join us at Nancy Guinn Memorial Library
on Saturday, April 16th
from 2 until 4

We invite you to feel the rhythm,
we invite you to feel the rhymes;
it’ll be totally FREE,
you won’t find no admissions ’round our door

You may dial 770-388-5040 ext. 118,
if you need to know anything more

-Stevie #jazzandpoetry #poem | We’ve Got Rhythm & Rhymes

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The Good-Morrow

If ever any beauty I did see,
Which I desired, and got, ’twas but a dream of thee. -John Donne | @scribesandvibes | #therebirthofcool | #JohnDonne | #Poetry | #NationalPoetryMonth

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Tonight I Can Write

Tonight I can write the saddest lines. I loved her, and sometimes she loved me too. -Pablo Neruda | @scribesandvibes | #therebirthofcool | #PabloNeruda | #Poetry | #NationalPoetryMonth

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Still I Rise

I am the dream and the hope of the slave. -Maya Angelou | @scribesandvibes | #therebirthofcool | #MayaAngelou | #Poetry | #NationalPoetryMonth

#stillirise #postscript:
Happy Birthday Ms. Maya Angelou! We miss you! Today, we’ll celebrate you and your legacy… Thank you for giving us the courage to rise; because of you, I’m not afraid to rise.
When they want to see me broken with a bowed head and lowered eyes:
I rise
I rise
I rise.

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How Do I Love Thee?

How do I love thee? Let me count the ways. -Elizabeth Barrett Browning | @scribesandvibes | #therebirthofcool | #ElizabethBarrettBrowning | #Poetry | #NationalPoetryMonth

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Sonnet 18

She walks in beauty… -Lord Byron | @scribesandvibes | #therebirthofcool | #LordByron | #Poetry | #NationalPoetryMonth

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