Taking Brooklyn Bridge

Taking Brooklyn Bridge

by Stuart Leonard
     
 

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"Brilliant . . . its beauty, power, flow and deep truth knocked me. . . . I got chills."—Mumia Abu Jamal

Taking Brooklyn Bridge is a poem about the struggle for liberty and the search for true democracy and redemption. Addressed to Walt Whitman and composed in the cadence and style of "Crossing Brooklyn Ferry," the poem tells the story of the

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"Brilliant . . . its beauty, power, flow and deep truth knocked me. . . . I got chills."—Mumia Abu Jamal

Taking Brooklyn Bridge is a poem about the struggle for liberty and the search for true democracy and redemption. Addressed to Walt Whitman and composed in the cadence and style of "Crossing Brooklyn Ferry," the poem tells the story of the personal and political awakening experienced while participating in a march across the Brooklyn Bridge.

Stuart Leonard has been in the New York City poetry scene for decades.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781884519055
Publisher:
Zuccotti Park Press
Publication date:
10/23/2012
Series:
Occupied Media Pamphlet Series
Pages:
20
Product dimensions:
45.00(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.20(d)
Age Range:
17 Years

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Stuart Leonard is an active member of the Occupy Wall Street movement and the New York poetry scene. In 1993 he won an Academy of American Poets award for his poem "Vigil."

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