Buzz: Poets Respond to SWARM


The first Shoreline Voices Project, Buzz collects poems by 36 Santa Barbara area poets. Poems were written as a collaboration between artists, Ganna Walska Lotusland’s eclectic gardens, and the beautiful, threatened bees.

SKU: 978-0991665136


The first Shoreline Voices Project, Buzz features three dozen Santa Barbara-area poets. The poets wrote in response to an exhibit at Ganna Walska Lotusland, SWARM: A Collaboration with Bees. Poets were inspired by the artwork of artists including Penelope Stewart, the myth of Daphne, the eccentric Ganna Walska, and the bees themselves.

Contributing poets include: Ron Alexander, Diane August, Barbara Bates, Gudrun Bortman, Laure-Anne Bosselaar, Kurt Brown, Mary Brown, Susan Chiavelli, Neal Crosbie, Frances Davis, Pamela Davis, Marsha de la O, John Elliot, Paul Fericano, Tessa Flanagan, Suzanne Frost, Nancy Gifford, Luci Janssen, Richard Jarrette, Gabriella Klein, Wendy Wilder Larsen, Zachary Liebhaber, Perie Longo, Glenna Luschei, Enid Osborn, David Peacock, Christine Penko, Peg Quinn, RBS, John Ridland, Linda Saccoccio, Barry Spacks, Michael Wilds, Paul J. Willis, George Yatchisin, and Chryss Yost.