Hath September | Day 30 | Tender | Julie Patton and Patricia Spears Jones

September 30, 2012

To read Jule Ezelle Patton and Patricia Spears Jones collaborative poem “Tender,” click HERE

Julie Ezelle Patton recycles words, thumbs green texts body leaves and spit (“any thing eye
can get hands on”). She is author of Writing with Crooked Ink, forthcoming from Belladonna
and (Notes for Some (Nominally) Awake, and [Breathing] on Type, a land and hand
conservationist “making do”. Most notably in a terrific piece in Black Earth Institute’s About
Place Journal # 2: “Rust Belt Tales”.

Patricia Spears Jones is a poet, playwright, educator, activist and author of three collections, most
recently Painkiller (Tia Chucha). She is a Senior Fellow at Black Earth Institute and the recipient
of awards from The New York Community Trust and The Foundation for Contemporary Art and
grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and the New York Foundation for the Arts.

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2 Responses to “Hath September | Day 30 | Tender | Julie Patton and Patricia Spears Jones”

  1. Elizabeth Cunningham Says:

    A poignant, powerful conclusion to Hath September. Bravo and many thanks!

  2. margob1 Says:

    “humanity on display”.. a deep prayer… all thanks for it, & for this good project.


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