Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Presenting Dorothea Grossman













Dortothea Grossman has been featured

at the Tuesday Night Poets at the Artist

Union Gallery too many times to count.

We always look forward to her visits

and her wonderful poems accompanied

by her friend musician Michael Vlatovitch.

Dorothea Grossman’s 2003 CD, Call And

Response features the poet in

live performance with improvising trombonist

Michael Vlatkovich.



Here is a sample of her work:



It occurs to me that,


when I die, they might


find the necklace I dropped


behind the bed and wonder


how long it was there, and


whether I'd missed it. But


will they care about my favorite


color, my long-range plans,


or my habit of searching myself


for signs of rust?

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