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Earlier this week was the birthday of poet Mari Evans…

“Mari Evans is the greatest living poet” – Maya Angelou

In addition to greats like Kurt Vonnegut and John Green, Mari Evans is one of Indianapolis’s greatest literary treasures… and we are delighted to share her work with you here!

NOTE: Ignore the YouTube titles on these recordings, these are recordings of Evans reading her work.

If you want to read more of her poems, we recommend


I am a Black Woman

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“I have never been contained except I made the prison.”
– Mari Evans, poet
born on this day in 1923

[ Who is Mari Evans? ]  [ Books by Mari Evans ]


Poem of the Day:
by Mari Evans


Kindle Ebook of the Day: 
Longing for God: Seven Paths of Christian Devotion
by Richard Foster and Gayle Beebe.
Only $3.99!

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The Wake Up Call – July 16, 2014