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The City of Tacoma and Puget Sound Poetry Presents

The Distinguished Writer Series

Sept 9th , 2016  7:00 p.m.

Kings Bookstore, 218 St. Helens, Tacoma WA

Susan Hawk, Featured Reader


 

A former journalist, Susan Hawk has lived in five cities. Today, she writes, teaches, and performs around Seattle. Her poem, “Gravity”, was featured in Metra’ Poetry on Buses online portal. She was the runner-up in the Port of Seattle’s “Stories of the Sea” contest in 2015.  When not at a keyboard, Susan works with birds.

 

RUSH HOUR
By Susan Hawke

RELATIONSHIPS ARE LIKE RUSH-HOUR
WHEELS RIDIN’ ON IDEALS
HEAVY ON THE PEDAL
PEOPLE
MOTOR VEHICLES
WAITN’ FOR THE GREEN LIGHT
GO GO GO!
SO MANY SEE RED INSTEAD
SO FAR AWAY CLOSE TO HOME