Showing posts from September 6, 2015

"of poetry and storytelling - a celebration of words and images"

aaduna, Inc. in association with the Harriet Tubman Boosters presented a reading of words on the South Porch of the Seward House Museum.  Three reading rounds enabled the audience to experience intriguing and enchanting words that were heard throughout the Gardens of the Museum.  This event celebrated the Museum's September First Friday Community Event, as well as the non-profit corporation's fifth year of publishing aaduna, an online literary and visual arts journal.  
The affair, funded in part by Poets & Writers with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, featured the esteemed Auburn poet, Bobbie Dumas Panek...

Special guest, Ron Van Nostrand who is the publisher of Olive Trees, a print journal of poetry, fiction, artwork, and  much more,

and bill berry, jr. aaduna, Inc.'s CEO and publisher of aaduna. aaduna, Inc. hosted an exhibition of visual images that chronicles five yea…

We Remember

Katrina…New Orleans and the Gulf region…

Voices that will never be able to spew out rhymes that dip, stretch, and strike cords in our consciousness

Hands that will never write those words to inspire and teach us truths over fantasy, dreams over madness, worth over defeatism
Feet that will never touch the stage and bring us flights of fancy, and make complicity, our simplicity
Breath that will never blow out those tunes that makes us tap our feet and drift back to those times in our lives
Intellects that will never serve as leaders in all idioms of commerce and creativity
Spirits that will never make us want to become more than what we are in this moment.

We remember….2005.

© 2015 by bill berry, jr.