Poetry from Violence (edited version), a poetry reading in conjunction with the San Francisco Conference on Violence Against Women (to be held December 4 & 5, 1976). This reading was held at Glide Memorial Church, San Francisco, November 19, 1976. Contents: Intro by Ruth Hughes, who reads a poem; Kathy Barr: A Woman Is Sitting Next to Me Drowning, Suicide of Boss' Wife; Sandy Boucher: Particularly In the Case of Children; Rosalie Cassell: Hitchhiking Blues; Beverly Dahlen: For Darlene Tower, My Friend, Died of Suicide: July 17, 1972; Suky Durham: How They Endured, For Janice; Rosella Felsenfeld: Yankee PIG DOG Poem; Phoenix Spring Ensemble, intros to Celestial Dwellers, Fisherman's song; Carole Lamb: Sequel to The Butchers; Lynn Lonidier: The Woman Sex-Partner Enterprise Dream; Edith Loyd: Working Women Poems, Love Story; Dorinda Moreno: Dios era su esposo; Gail Newman: A little affection; Gyl Rosenblum, Forgetting; Barbara Starkey, Institution; Carol Seajay, Sister Killed, Sister Died, Suicide?; Ray Smith, Electric Shock Treatment, West London Hospital, 1971; Gail Todd, Vietnamese Orphans; Nellie Wong, "Is the act of murder..."; Contains sensitive language.
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