Thank you, Kirk Lua, for publishing my poetry and this video in The Normal School. If you don’t see the video, click the title.
Write an ode (or anti-ode) and enjoy the gorgeous shots of the Cahaba lilies here: https://cahabariversociety.org/cahaba-current-summer-2020/ And / or write a Greater Romantic Lyric on the Little Cahaba River here: https://cahabariversociety.org/virtual-creative-writing-workshop-writing-a-greater-romantic-lyric-with-poet-tina-mozelle-braziel/
I was delighted to share my poem “Cahaba Elimia” (published in Exit 7) for the Magic City Poetry Festival’s Shelter in Magic Reading Series. Poetry blooms in Birmingham, so be sure to check out all the videos in the series. Here’s the link: https://www.magiccitypoetryfestival.org/shelter-in-magic-reading-series/2020/5/8/gabrielle-bates-c7kja?fbclid=IwAR3TMlYrC24j9jwFrrWlI_K78at1amghAnZjwGvvTwEZEtWsZo7beHllxn4