“This Opera of Peace” @ AWP Chicago – Poem by Amy King

Everything that happens now/ is preceded by another now/ until they pile/ on top of what we hold in layers/ that hide how falsely we/ perceive the landscape to be
Amy King
Poem from I Want to Make You Safe (Litmus Press) by Amy King Read by (in order of appearance): Starring in the order of appearance Annie Finch

Amy King.Born The United States
Website. http://www.poetryfoundation.org/bio/amy-king
Twitter @amyhappens
URL https://www.goodreads.com/AmyKing
Amy King’s most recent book is I Want to Make You Safe (Litmus Press).
Amy also works with VIDA: Woman in Literary Arts, and teaches English and Creative Writing at SUNY Nassau Community College, as well as poetry workshops at such places as the San Francisco State University Poetry Center and the Summer Writing Program @ Naropa University.
Her poems have been nominated for numerous Pushcart Prizes, she was a Lambda Literary finalist, and she was the recipient of a MacArthur Scholarship for Poetry. Amy founded and curated, from 2006, the Brooklyn-based reading series, The Stain of Poetry, until 2010. Readings, reviews and more www.AmyKing.org .
She is also Moderator at Follow-the-Poetry at www.goodreads.com
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