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Bearing Witness: An Evening of Poetry

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Name: Bearing Witness: An Evening of Poetry
Date: February 23, 2017
Time: 6:00 PM - 7:45 PM EST
Event Description:

The Orange County Public Library will host Bearing Witness: An Evening of Poetry on Thursday, February 23, from 6:00 - 7:45pm.

Four passionate poets will read: Dr. William Blackley on his experiences in the military during the Vietnam War and the after-effects for himself and other soldiers who struggle with PTSD; L. Teresa Church on the joy, heartbreak, and strength of being an African-American woman in the US; Maura High, who says she doesn't write poetry, yet whose poems make clear "nature is not separate from humans;" and Earl Huband on his experiences as a Peace Corps volunteer learning to navigate the complexities of living in another culture.

Location:
The Orange County Public Library
137 W. Margaret Lane
Hillsborough, NC 27278
Date/Time Information:
February 23
6:00 - 7:45pm
Contact Information:
919-245-2532
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