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.
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Monthly Archives: September 2010
For Marilyn Buck in Black August preacher’s daughter what is a wall what blooms beyond the body what is left * you could write a letter into dandelion wish thread hope into green garlands * to wear catechism loose form … Continue reading
San Francisco Bay View Editor, Mary Ratcliffe, did a terrific layout in tribute to Marilyn that includes photos, art, and her incredible poetry. Kudos and thanks to Mary for honoring our martyred shero. — KN sfbayview.com/2010/marilyn-buck-september-11-2001
by Seth Newton
She was the first name on our banner … fanta (Paris) Banner – Amnesty for US Political Prisoners, Geneva April 2009
“I have made arrangements to sponsor a contest for poems on the theme of ‘Repression and Resistance’, in honor of Marilyn Buck, in the coming year.” Continue reading
Dear Marilyn, I heard the storming ululation in this photograph we reach for to remember your life by, soft hearted, still seething unprunable in today’s cyprus flame, that still fencing shutter turned from Lebanon’s skyward village streets, another farewell dance … Continue reading
Poet Marilyn Buck I was Marilyn’s poet sister friend for the last fifteen years. And she was mine. Our relationship began with me as her teacher of poetry as a young student teacher poet with June Jordan’s Poetry for the … Continue reading
The Bay Area (and international) poet Jewelle Gomez has written a post “Celebrating the Life of Marilyn Buck” on her blog. See it at http://www.redroom.com/blog/jewelle-gomez/celebrating-life-marilyn-buck. Beautiful, so apt. Thank you Jewelle.