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The extended friends and family of Marilyn Buck, 1947-2010

Marilyn in papercut

by Seth Newton

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Marilyn honored in Geneva, 2009, with other political prisoners

She was the first name on our banner … fanta  (Paris) Banner – Amnesty for US Political Prisoners, Geneva April 2009

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Poem for Marilyn Buck by Vanessa Huang

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

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Poet Marilyn Buck, remembered by Rajasvini Bhansali

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

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“Red Poppy for Marilyn” by Jewelle Gomez

The Bay Area (and international) poet Jewelle Gomez has written a post “Celebrating the Life of Marilyn Buck” on her blog. See it at  Beautiful, so apt.  Thank you Jewelle.

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KPFA Women’s Magazine remembers Marilyn Buck

This brief tribute presents an overview of Marilyn’s life and work, with a special emphasis on her commitment to feminism. Includes the voices of Marilyn Buck, Gemma Mirkinson, Walter Turner, and poet Sonia Sanchez.  Audio of this KPFA radio program … Continue reading

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NYC Memorial November 13

A memorial will be held for Marilyn Buck on Saturday November 13, 4:30–7:00 p.m. at the Malcolm X and Dr. Betty  Shabazz Center, 3940 Broadway, Manhattan, followed by dinner and a Freedom Dance for political prisoners. Click here for info … Continue reading

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Photos of Marilyn

I have an album of photographs of Marilyn posted on my Facebook page; it can be viewed by anyone. Website provides PayPal mechanism to contribute to Marilyn’s transition fund through Youth Emergency Service, Inc., a Texas non-profit; all funds to … Continue reading

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Recognizing Marilyn …

i remember when you were a fugitive icon that musn’t be pictured. We made the thoughtless mistake – printed your likeness in a journal seeking to tell your story but hardly comprehending in those brash days the fatal consequences of … Continue reading

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Welcome and please contribute

This blog is for all friends and family and comrades of our dear sister Marilyn. Please post any comments, photos, videos, or poetry to remember her by, including links to other sites. The blog is moderated, so there may be … Continue reading

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