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.
Author Archives: mgwizard
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
The March 31, 2011 deadline for an Austin Poetry Society annual awards contest honoring Marilyn Buck is soon approaching. Bay Area poet Maria Poblet will be judging this contest. See the earlier posts here on this topic for details! With … Continue reading
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
In response to mgwizard‘s wish: “greetings to all who are attending the Memorial for Marilyn today in Oakland — we look forward to hearing about this gathering, seeing photos, and hearing the poems said and songs sung — please share … Continue reading
by Russell Maroon Shoats/z The oppressors say you were the only white in the Black Liberation Army They seek to sow confusion and division But you were more than that! In Ireland you would have been in the Irish Republican … Continue reading
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
“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