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“Alabanza: In Praise of Local 100” by Martin Espada

“Alabanza: In Praise of Local 100” by Martin Espada

In memory of those lost in 9/11, Laurie suggested sharing this poem by Brooklyn poet Martin Espada. Click on the post title to see the entire poem.

Link via poets.org.

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The Center for Poetry opened in the fall of 2007 to encourage the reading, writing, and discussion of poetry and to create an awareness of the place and power of poetry in our everyday lives. We think about this in a number of ways, including through readings, shows, community outreach, and workshops. We are at work building a poetry community at MSU and in the greater Lansing area. Contact: cpoetry@msu.edu (517) 884-1932 http://www.poetry.rcah.msu.edu

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