Collection of spoken word inspired poetry by the first Black lesbian Poet Laureate of York, Pennsylvania. Touching on everything from drug-addicted girlfriends to bus commuting; the style is conversational, frequently erotic and always honest and highly readable. This tight and sassy book is an enjoyable and surprisingly inspiring read.
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About the Author
The daughter of a jazz musician/professor and an art gallery owner/attorney, Carla Christopher grew up surrounded by business and inspired by art. After gypsy beginnings leading her from farms in North Carolina to urban Detroit neighborhoods, Carla attended Columbia University in New York City and spend the next several years as a social worker and performer in New York, Washington, D.C. and Baltimore. She is the 4th Poet Laureate of York, Pennsylvania, where she currently resides and spends her days lecturing in schools and community organizations and produces events for A.C.T.I.O.N. (Artists Coming Together In One Network) and PoemSugar Independent Press, both organizations she helped found. She is also president of the Poetry Council of York County, host of Culture & Main; a weekly arts showcase on White Rose Community TV and the author of the poetry collections "Song" and "Baby, Read Me Something with Rhythm" and the chapbook "Hooked on Relapse".