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Inside / Out: Selected Poems by Marilyn Buck

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Inside / Out: Selected Poems by Marilyn Buck

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ExSE Poetry Showcase Honors Marilyn

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

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Human Liberation, a poem for Marilyn

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

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Dos poemas de Marilyn Buck

[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

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Rest In Power

This graphic tribute was created by Oakland’s Eastside Arts Alliance for the tribute book distributed at the Bay Area and NYC memorials.

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Prison Poetry for the People, poem by Marilyn Buck

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

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Two poems by Marilyn just published online

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.

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Poetry Contest Announced

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

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Two new poems of Marilyn’s published

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..

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For the Martyr Marilyn Buck

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

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