Pleasanton Weekly

Arts & Entertainment - March 26, 2010

Poetic Pleasanton

Inspiring youth poetry

Hot Flood

By Nick Quan

little torches are held in the lair of my spirit

hanging on the walls that hold my emotion

my spirit ignites and the fire of my being pours into history

a small relic of my feeling

to forever char its place

left amongst the countless collections of time

Coming soon: The Pleasanton Poetry, Prose & the Arts Festival

The Pleasanton Poetry, Prose & the Arts Festival takes place on April 17 and 18. There are many youth seminars, songwriting and storytelling workshops and mini-courses on writing fiction and on publishing poetry. Final registration deadline is April 9. For more information, contact Dave Wright at 484-0614 or dawright@sbcglobal.net, or visit www.PleasantonArts.org or www.facebook.com/PleasantonPoetry.

Deborah Grossman is Pleasanton's Poet Laureate, pleasantonpoetry@gmail.com.

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