Kathleen Flenniken


Posted On November 20, 2015By hadzantonisIn 2015-oct-20, 2015-oct-20-fcp

Poetry on buses

Daily, masses ride buses—commuting to work, visiting, attending school, traveling to events, and returning home. The bus represents a unique public space—rich with stories, character and poignant vignettes, thus becoming a space where all passengers head in the same direction. What began in 1992 as a presentation of poetry from the local community on placards placed immediately above bus seats, continues today. New this year: poems and workshops in five languages, an online poetry portal, and a focus on RapidRide. The poems—selected by esteemed poets Hamdi Abdul, Roberto Ascalon, Kathleen Flenniken, CarlynnRead More