Tim McKee ||| Monday, October 10 @ 7:30 pm ||| SPC 1719 25th St


Tim McKee is an editor, writer, and teacher. He studied history at Princeton University and has a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Missouri. He is the author of the book No More Strangers Now: Young Voices from a New South Africa, which was an honor book for the Jane Addams Book Award. He is the co-editor of two other books: Paper Lanterns: More Quotations from the Back Pages of The Sun and The Mysterious Life of the Heart: Writing from The Sun about Passion, Longing, and Love. His poetry has appeared in a wide variety of publications, including We Beg to Differ: An Anthology of Peace, Poetry Now, Bliss, and the Sacred Grounds Anthology. Tim served as the managing editor of The Sun magazine for several years and is currently the publisher at North Atlantic Books in Berkeley. A former member of the Sacramento Poetry Center’s Board of Directors, Tim now lives in Oakland with his wife and son.
Crumpled Page
In gutters for days
I was finally sent skyward
by a winter storm
that whipped across town
in a whispered frenzy.
In grand circles
I danced all white
and full of forgotten headlines.
As I passed the prison
on the way to heaven
an inmate
dreamt I was a dove
and for a moment
was free.
November 12, MARK YOUR CALENDARSSacramento Poetry Center
is bringing Juan Felipe Herrera, U.S. Poet Laureate, to the Crest Theater.
RECEPTION 6 pm  .  PROGRAM 7:30 pm
Reservations: click NOW

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