Poets Sue Daly & Chris Olander at The Other Voice @ Unitarian Universalist Church of Davis, Sacramento [15 June]

Poets Sue Daly & Chris Olander at The Other Voice

19:30 - 21:30

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Unitarian Universalist Church of Davis
27074 Patwin Rd, Davis, California 95616
Poets Sue Daly and Chris Olander read at The Other Voice.
An open mic follows.

The Other Voice poetry series is sponsored by the Unitarian Universalist Church of Davis.

DATE/TIME: Friday, June 15th, 7:30 p.m.
ADDRESS: 27074 Patwin Road, Davis (in the church library)
HOST: James Lee Jobe

Sue Daly’s poetry has been published in When the Light Changes, Lift it Tenderly Anthology 2017, Sacramento Voices, Brevities, Medusa’s Kitchen, Poetry Now, and Peeking Cat Poetry Magazine, among others. Sue’s poetry chapbook, titled “A Voice At Last” was published by «DADs Desk Publishing Co.» in 2017. She facilitates a Poetry Workshop at Wellspring Women’s Center in Sacramento, California. Sue has an interest in empowering women to find their unique voices through writing and sharing their poetry with others.

Landscaper, laborer, floral farmer and designer, Poet/Teacher Chris Olander has been writing poetry since 1984; articulating artistic words through music, spoken word and gestures: poetry experiences of energized body language. Published four CDs of spoken word, three CDs with musical accompaniment; four chapbooks and his first full length book of poems, «River Light»,
Was published by Poetic Matrix Press, from which Olander will be reading.

--Sue Daly

I’ll meet you on the other side of midnight
where no one knows our names...
where time is unknown,
measured by dust;
scorned by moonlight.

Where thorns enter in
through stars and nowhere
is where we are...

Where the borders of horizons
are permeable and fragile,
waiting for us to cross over
as easily as clearing cobwebs
and sauntering through
a hidden door.

Each Day
--Chris Olander

Each day our hands discover
the blue-emerald river heart:
jewel that radiates
the canyon's deepest image:
the forest fountain
bubbling wilderness
down the granite crags'
building block foundation:
our soul's precious body:
a sweet communion for our lips---

Speaking vast secrets
fates sing of spirits
unfurling leaves
from golden black oaks
nourishing lupine nectar
rippling spring rivulets
glowing dawn fire--
we dive into its clear pool
spirit laughing
our river current-----
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