Roberson, Ed 2017

Thursday, June 29, 2017
Poetry in the Parks with Daniel Woody
Garfield Park Conservatory


we drown together
in our living
to drink
from this

– Ed Roberson, “Handed the Rain”

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Ed Roberson, UC Berkeley’s poet-in-residence | The Daily Californian

Ed Roberson’s poems come to him in fits and bursts, from images of years past and experiences that happened only moments ago. The Chicago-based poet has had a long and fruitful career weaving memory and imagination into verse, and he’s in Berkeley for the semester to instruct students on howRead More…

White dashes of contrails’
seemingly unmoving streak towards sunrise
disquiet the pale otherwise
unpunctuated blue of dawn breaks it off                Here is that silence

Ed Roberson, “Here”

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