Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Read a Poem, Save the World

Words on Purpose is sponsoring another of its wonderful poetry events, this one to benefit Veterans for Peace, an educational and humanitarian organization dedicated to the abolishment of war. Veterans for Peace is a national organization, and headquartered in St. Louis.

Who's reading: James McGarrah, a Vietnam veteran and author of the war memoir A Temporary Sort of Peace, and Woody Powell, co-author of Two Walk the Golden Road chronicling the lives of two Korean War vets, one Chinese, one American.

When: Saturday August 29, at 4 p.m.

Where: Black Bear Bakery, 2639 Cherokee, St. Louis

Recommended donation, $5. All proceeds go to Veterans for Peace.

Words on Purpose is a committee of socially concerned writers who produce literary readings to support community-based efforts that improve quality of life and promote equality of opportunity. They are wonderful folks, and we love 'em.

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