Gay History Event Set

 

Please share the poet inside of you, and celebrate the history of LGBTQ. On Wednesday, Oct. 18, my friend, from 7 to 8:30 p.m., you’re invited to attend.

“A Night of Poetry” and joy, you bet, presented by Alameda’s Poets Laureate. Along with the LGBTQ Round Table, Come read your sweet verse, if you are able. Or share a dear poem, that you hold in your heart, at Books Inc., 1344 Park St.

There shall be refreshments to nibble and sip, everyone’s most welcome, the cool and the hip, to help us remember the brave from the past, who fought so today, finally, at last, our country’s more fair, more equal, more just.

Let’s honor Chaz Bono and Ellen and Harvey, Barney Frank, Larry Kramer, and the whole Stonewall army, and Meghan McCain, and Macklemore too, Oscar Wilde, Willa Cather, Allan Turing, thank you.And so many more from back then and now, who deserve to be named and honored and how!

 

 

Gene Kahane is one of Alameda’s poets laureate.