Vera Manuel devoted her life to encouraging others to free ourselves through the use of our personal voices. Telling the truth is disarming, speaking your truth is a generous and healing gift.

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

June 21st Gathering

My thanks to all the artists who came out to perform this evening.

Michelle Sylliboy
Alejandro & Ariadne

Janet Rogers
Wayne Lavallee

Arlene Bowman

Mark J McLeod

Thanks to Ariadne Sawyer & Alejandro Mujica-Olea for hosting and organizing this event, the World Poetry Lifetime Achievement Award honourees for attending, and to the Vancouver Public Library for making the space available for this evening.

Thank you to all who gathered to share poetry & song in Vera's honour.


Photos by Arlene Bowman & Mark J. McLeod.

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