Celebrating the first ten years of Santa Barbara’s official Poet Laureate program, this collection takes its title from a poem by Santa Barbara’s first Poet Laureate, Barry Spacks. The book includes poems by Spacks, Perie Longo, David Starkey, Paul Willis, Chryss Yost, and Sojourner Kincaid Rolle. Includes an introduction for each poet and a background of the program, with an introduction by Mayor Helene Schneider. Cover painting by Chris Potter. Thank you to the Santa Barbara County Arts Commission and Santa Barbara Beautiful for making this project possible. Purchase here.
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