You are invited to a performance of
4000 WORDS 4000 DEAD
Poet and artist Jennifer Karmin is collecting 4000 WORDS for the 4000 DEAD in Iraq. All words will be used to create a public poem. After reading the poem aloud, each word will be given away to passing pedestrians.
Participating writers include: Manan Ahmed, Charles Bernstein, Anselm Berrigan, Maxine Chernoff, Catherine Daly, Arielle Greenberg, David Hernandez, Toni Asante Lightfoot, Joyelle McSweeney, Juliana Spahr, Stacy Szymaszek, Andrew Zawacki and more.
Friday, May 2nd 5pm beginning in front of the Vietnam War Memorial Wabash & Wacker along the Chicago River 8:30pm ending at the DePaul Center
1 East Jackson Boulevard
Sponsored by Looptopia 2008
"I want to start with the milestone today of 4,000 dead in Iraq. Americans. And just what effect do you think it has on the country?"
-- Martha Raddatz,
ABC News' White House correspondent
to Vice President Dick Cheney
*April 30, 2008
*Send 1 - 10 words
*Email submission with subject 4000 WORDS to jkarmin @ yahoo.com