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November 14, 2020

Poetic Voices: Poems of Hope with Romaine Washington

Poetic Voices: Poems of Hope with Romaine Washington

November 14, 2020

Saturday, 3pm | November 14, 2020

Zoom Session

Meeting ID: 937 8107 6585

Passcode: 353991

To dial in: 16699006833


In this time burdened by pandemic, economic hardship, social isolation, racial injustice, and political strife, poet Romaine Washington shares a voice of hope in the face of struggle.

Open mic session: Bring an original or favorite poem of hope to share.

Romaine Washington, M. Ed. ( is an educator and poet who grew up in San Bernardino. Her poetry has been featured in a variety of anthologies and periodicals, and she has presented her work widely, including in faith-based venues. Her book of poetry, Sirens in Her Belly, "zeroes in on the unique challenges women face in our modern world, and does it with unwavering strength" (Brit Middleton, BET, Editors' Must-Read Books for 2016). She is a fellow of the Inland Area Writing Project at the University of California Riverside and of The Watering Hole (

Sponsored by the Humanities Program of the School of Religion at Loma Linda University. For more information, contact the LLU Humanities Program at (909) 558-7478 or at