poetry

Samira

Poem: “Me”

It’s not easy being me. Wearing a hijab, getting nasty looks from people when crossing the streets. Constant fear of

  • 09/27/2022

Gabrielle Civil with special guests Douglas Kearney, Miré Regulus, and Sayge Carroll

Rain Taxi is pleased to host a book launch for “the deja vu: black dreams and black time” (Coffee House

  • 06/08/2022

Blood on the Pavement

Exhibit combining poetry + visual art to spark discussion about violence against Black bodies!Showing May 5 -28Northrup King Building (Studio

  • 05/14/2022

Blood on the Pavement • Open gallery

Exhibit combining poetry + visual art to spark discussion about violence against Black bodies!Showing May 5 -28Northrup King Building (Studio

  • 05/07/2022
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Poem: “Our Mothers”

Do you ever wonder about the mother of Moses?

  • 04/28/2022
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Tapestry: What makes a healthy ecosystem?

Food. Water. Care. For once, let justice start there.

  • 10/27/2021
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The Poetry of Family

Sometimes it can be easier for people to open up to a stranger.

  • 04/23/2021

“La Prose du Transsibérien” Documentary Screening & Artist Talk

Join us for a live virtual screening hosted on Zoom, followed by an artist talk and Q&A with Kitty Maryatt!

  • 03/25/2021
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Halee Kirkwood: A Sense of Belonging

Place is defined by the stories we tell, and each place has a story that must be told.

  • 03/25/2021
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Mary Moore Easter: On the Page, In the World

In my fear, I was convinced that if I could amass a group of Black women, the sight of us would bring this dangerously behaving man to his senses.

  • 02/25/2021
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The Names You Call Me

You call me “Criminal,” as you cheat, assault, and rob the world blind. You call me “Shit-hole,” as you foul

  • 07/24/2020

Writing as Contemplation: An Evening Conversation

Contemplation, as the Buddhist priest and poet Issa illustrates, is a field of intimacy, and writing is one entrance. Writers

  • 05/06/2020