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Jan Smith's Personal Meeting Room - Shared screen with speaker view
pamelalemke
39:04
Everyone should be noted during the reading, yes?
Jan Smith
40:17
yes everyone is muted except for Ellen Jericho and myself
yeva johnson
40:58
My Black anger made red...
Irene Cooper
46:52
The superior genre!!
Irene Cooper
48:35
Thank you
Scott Wiggerman
48:41
Amazing work, Jericho!
Earl & JD
49:07
Thank you Jericho
Edie Tsong
49:13
beautiful reading. thank you Jericho.
yeva johnson
49:29
Fantastic!!!!
Margaret Wagner
50:01
So powerful, especially with you reading it. Thank you, Jericho!
Kris Beaver
50:05
Incredibly moving reading, Jericho Brown. Thank you!
karengutt
50:15
Jericho, I loved meeting you and your poems. I had been introduced to your duplex form, and really enjoyed trying it!
rose gordon
50:33
so wonderful to hear your poems this evening Jericho and weep for the broken open heart they hold. thank you
Irene Cooper
52:07
Buy the book!
Becky Ellis
53:22
indigo is marvelous. it broke my heart in all the best, astonishing ways.
Earl & JD
53:55
Ellen is such a great teacher! And Poet!!!!
rose gordon
54:14
wonderful to see the friendship between these two, the humor, the delight . Thank you Jan and SOMOS for giving us this gift tonight and okay Jericho, I will buy Indigo and The Tradition too, from a local bookstore of course!
Pratibha Kelapure
55:16
Thank you, Jericho. I have several of Ellen's books. Will buy Indigo also. I just bought "The Tradition." Thank you for your powerful reading.
Becky Ellis
55:46
thank you Jericho. thank you.
Diana Rico
56:40
Peaches like burning clouds
Irene Cooper
56:48
Right?
Diana Rico
56:55
amazing
Earl & JD
57:22
Wow!!!!
rose gordon
57:23
WOW! !
Diana Rico
59:47
Even in the small country of our beds
jourdankeith
59:48
mic drop
yeva johnson
01:00:11
With only two native speakers
rose gordon
01:07:44
hello all. Jan Smith of SOMOS cannot get back in to the reading and asked that someone leave so she can enter!
DeboraS
01:08:30
I will leave
Diana Rico
01:08:43
Jan is in
yeva johnson
01:10:00
She’s the only one…
Irene Cooper
01:10:17
OMG, thank you for that
Scott Wiggerman
01:11:28
Jericho was right--"Indigo" is astonishing! Thank you, Ellen, for reading this one!
yeva johnson
01:13:17
Her precision a ceremony…
Pat
01:13:28
bless you both. xoxo
yeva johnson
01:13:37
Wonderful!!! Thank you, Ellen!!!
Laura Jolly
01:13:46
oxoxoox
Samantha Wallen
01:13:52
Thank you! XO
Irene Cooper
01:13:53
Whew!! Thank you Ellen & Jericho
Margaret Wagner
01:13:56
Wonderful, Ellen. So deep and honest. Thank you!
Edie Tsong
01:14:03
Yes!!! Thank you!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
shanaritter
01:14:03
Thank you both for your words and voices
heidiseaborn
01:14:11
so wonderful…two of my favs. what a treat.!
Jennifer Markell
01:14:50
thank you both for your beautiful truth
Georgina Marie
01:15:04
Incredible reading, thank you all!
Pat
01:15:05
i'm not able to unmute or start video.
Anthony Thomas Lombardi
01:15:17
can you please mute everyone unless they’re speaking
Georgina Marie
01:15:49
I have a question for both Ellen and Jericho. What is your best piece of advice for aspiring or established poets who are experiencing self-doubt when it comes to sharing their work?
yeva johnson
01:16:34
Can you unlock the video?
Kris Beaver
01:17:01
Wonderful reading, Ellen! Thank you!
Judy Jensen
01:17:03
To each of you: who are you currently reading? Beautiful evening—thank you for sharing.
heidiseaborn
01:17:19
Q that was so beautiful. ok Question for both…how are you faring during this pandemic and are you able to write?
Breda Spaight
01:17:45
Thank you both, Ellen & Jericho! A great reading. It's 3am here in Ireland, and I'm so wide awake and energised by all I've heard this evening. Thanks!
Jan Smith
01:18:07
to Jericho - could you elaborate a bit about the duplex form and how & why you developed it?
Kris Beaver
01:18:35
Do you find the pandemic becoming a theme in your poems right now?
Scott Wiggerman
01:20:08
Question for both: I noticed that you both have shockingly good opening lines and closing lines for your poems. Can you comment on their importance to a poem?
Georgina Marie
01:20:12
Love it, thank you! I’m a poet laureate and self-doubt in my community is a constant.
Theresa
01:20:58
Thank you both so very much. ❤️🙏🏼❤️
Donald
01:23:05
I am reading Charles Wright
family
01:23:11
Thank you for a wonderful reading.
Donald
01:23:26
Banjo Oblivion
heidiseaborn
01:23:58
reading John Murillo’s Kontemporary Amerikan Poetry
Faith Kaltenbach
01:24:25
Tom Hennen - Darkness Sticks to Everything
Robin Rosen Chang
01:24:27
Wonderful reading! Thank you! Out of curiosity, do you each share your new work with particular readers for feedback? Is sharing new unfinished work part of your process?
James Lee Jobe
01:24:31
WS Merwin, The Miner's Pale Chirldren
Diana Rico
01:26:55
THANK YOU JERICHO
jourdankeith
01:27:37
I love you. Thank you. The grief! The pressure to "know what to say"
Kris Beaver
01:29:42
Reading Carrie Fountain - Instant Winner and Burn Lake, Danesha Lameris and an anthology Healing the Divide
heidiseaborn
01:30:08
reading Veronica Golos “Girl”
jourdankeith
01:30:12
yes. Thank you, both of you. it is also hard not to hug. Not to gather for readings. Honesty! Thank you Jericho and Ellen.
Kris Beaver
01:30:59
👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽 Wish you both could hear the applause and feel the gratitude.
Ariana Kramer
01:31:01
Thank you both so much for reading tonight. It was really good for me to hear your words. I hope you can come to Taos another time and I will get to meet you in person.
Anthony Thomas Lombardi
01:31:37
It’s difficult for some of us to write without the distance to give us a wider lens perspective. Hearing you say that was very helpful & validating, Ellen. Thank you.
Teresa Gallion
01:31:39
Jan would you unlock my video. Teresa Gallion
Pat mccutcheon
01:31:48
Thank you both for this sharing! Virtual hugs to you!
catherinestrisik
01:32:59
Thank you very much Ellen and Jericho for your soulful emotionally arresting beautiful readings.
Nathan V. Baker
01:33:45
Can you speak about vocabulary or argot for a minute? How do you personally think about word choice/use and how do those dynamics manifest in your poetry? Thank both of you so much for the reading!
Karen Sandberg
01:34:20
This is as good as I had hoped. You two are like a glass of water to us in the desert. Thanks for writing what you write.
Anthony Thomas Lombardi
01:35:37
I love this, Jericho. I’ve been so curious about that since I read The Tradition!
Kris Beaver
01:36:03
1970 in English class in high school - Pound’s Metro poem was introduced and that was when metaphor made sense and I fell in love with poetry
rose gordon
01:36:59
it would be, will be, so good to workshop with you, hopefully here in Taos.
HonnieEdwards
01:41:09
Thank you…… so grateful to hear your poems and sharing. spirit all
Diana Rico
01:41:27
YES! WE LOVE YOU BOTH!
Rhony Bhopla
01:41:35
More love going out to you, Jericho and Ellen!
Lisa Alvarez
01:41:58
Thanks so much! What a gift this is in this time.
Anthony Thomas Lombardi
01:42:02
It’s a type of slang for a particular group of people
shanaritter
01:42:16
Slang of a particular group
yeva johnson
01:42:46
Thank you for giving the meaning of argot. I thought it was something silver….
Faith Kaltenbach
01:43:49
Beautiful reading, really beautiful. And now, yay, we are having a class!!! Thanks so much.
Kris Beaver
01:45:23
Can’t thank you both enough for mentoring right now. So helpful.
Scott Wiggerman
01:48:50
And thank you, SOMOS, for sponsoring this Zoom reading!
german dario
01:49:19
came in late, leaving early, but good god I got to hear you both speak and my day in this life is so much better for that. thank you
Anthony Thomas Lombardi
01:49:25
HEIDIIIIIII <3
Jericho Brown Demery
01:49:38
https://www.charisbooksandmore.com/book/9781556594861
Billy Clem
01:49:43
THANK YOU and MUCH LOVE to you both, Ellen and Jericho!
yeva johnson
01:50:07
I have bought multiple copies of both books and they are both beautiful and they feel terrific!!!
Becky Ellis
01:50:18
thank you all for such a generous, lovely reading
Mary Cumming
01:50:27
THANK YOU, THANK YOU, Ellen and Jericho. Beautiful night!
Paloma
01:50:39
This is the best evening I have had in a long while. Thank you both!
rose gordon
01:50:40
Thanks for a wonderful evening of words!
HonnieEdwards
01:50:48
Undercover Books on St. Croix….
Ellen Bass
01:51:00
bookshopsantacruz.com
Kris Beaver
01:51:12
Thank you for this lovely, inspiring evening!!!
Ellen Bass
01:51:12
email me at ellen@ellenbass.com if you want to be on my mailing list.
Mary Claire Cartford
01:51:14
So many heartfelt thanks!!
Ellen Bass
01:51:19
thank you all!!!!!!!!
Edie Tsong
01:51:19
bravo !brava!!! thank you!!!!xoxoxoxox
Diana Rico
01:51:21
Yes! What Jan said!
Margaret Wagner
01:51:26
Thank you!
Jessica Goodfellow
01:51:28
Thank you so much!!!!