karen peterson

Karen Peterson

Con-verse with the public: Poet Karen Peterson

“Wind-tipped, then wind-drunk

up went the sails into a fine billow

my crow’s nest of a life

in full world-tilt ...”

Karen Petersen writes these lines in the poem “In Memory of Seamus Heaney,” originally published in the Northern Ireland arts zine A New Ulster, Issue 78, in March 2019. A longtime journalist and decorated writer, Petersen reads her poetry live on Zoom at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 11, at Teatro Paraguas. Following the reading, Petersen answers questions from participants. Tickets are free. Go to teatroparaguas.org to make donations and get the Zoom link.

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