See posts for reports on the Nov. 7 memorial held in Oakland (and previous memorials). A memorial was also held in NYC on November 13 at the Shabazz Center.
More on Marilyn and her writings can be found at MarilynBuck.com.
Category Archives: Poetry
Inside / Out: Selected Poems by Marilyn Buck
This afternoon I recorded my set for East by Southeast, Austin, TX’ annual public access television poetry showcase. This year I chose to honor Marilyn with my performance. I read two poems by others that have appeared here, “Catch” by … Continue reading
I only became aware of Marilyn after watching a DVD of the history of the Black Panthers. I started corresponding with her in early 2007 and would like to think we became friends. She was generous in her critique of … Continue reading
[Note: Claridad of Puerto Rico has published Spanish translations of two of Marilyn's poems, "Tattoos" and "Undocumented". The introduction and translations below are from http://www.claridadpuertorico.com En su edición de octubre, la revista socialista independiente de Estados Unidos- Monthly Review – … Continue reading
This graphic tribute was created by Oakland’s Eastside Arts Alliance for the tribute book distributed at the Bay Area and NYC memorials.
A beautiful big tribute book was produced for the Bay Area and New York memorials; we’ll post selections here, starting with a poem from Marilyn. Prison Poetry for the People words poised on poets’ lips burst into declarations denunciations and … Continue reading
Two poems, “Tattoos” and “Undocumented”, were published by Monthly Review in October, and they are now available online at http://www.monthlyreview.org/101001buck.php.
The Austin Poetry Society (www.austinpoetrysociety.org) has announced its annual awards contests for 2011. Among 28 contests, to be judged by distinguished poets who are not members of APS, is the “Resistance and Repression Award”, offered in loving memory of Marilyn … Continue reading
The October 2010 issue of Monthly Review has two poems from Marilyn, “Tattoos” and “Undocumented” which have not been previously published, with an introduction by Susie Day. They are now available online at http://www.monthlyreview.org/101001buck.php..