Cesar Reyes Reads 1/15/15

Check out these poems by the young poet Cesar Reyes who is reading in Ventura 1/15/15. (Students–Ask about extra credit!)

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This Thursday 1/15/15 Cesar Reyesis the featured poet at the EP Foster Library in the Topping Room651 E. Main Street,  downtown Ventura. Hosted by Phil Taggart every Thursday at 7:30pm, an open mic follows the featured reader. The reading is free but they pass the hat to collect donations for the poet.

In the video above, Cesar Reyes reads his poem “Vegan” during a “young poets reading” that is an initiative by Ventura County Arts Council and the Ventura County Poet Laureateship, under Ventura County poet laureate Mary Kay Rummel and Marsha de la O. The event was held at the 643 Project Space as part of the Ventura Artist Union exhibit, “This is the Time” on October 19, 2014 in Ventura, California.

Here’s another sample poem by Cesar Reyes.

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Malala: Let us pick up our books and our pens. They are our most powerful weapons

It’s time to start a new semester of college! “Let us pick up our books and our pens. They are our most powerful weapons.” Malala

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Let us pick up our books and our pens. They are our most powerful weapons. Malala

127_what_it_takesIn an LA Times article by Ellen Olivier on 10/19/14 titled “The Power To Help Others,”

Jane Fonda says, “I grew up believing that service is the rent you pay for life.”

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