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You are invited to a reading of poetry that shines a light on the plight of ordinary, innocent people in China today who are unjustly persecuted by the communist government—a government indirectly funded by you, me, and everyone reading this.

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Submit to Read

Anyone published by the Society of Classical Poets in the Human Rights in China category just needs to send an email to host Damian Robin mrdamianrobin@gmail.com with an SCP link to the poem. The first six spots will be guaranteed and receive a confirmation. Any additional time in the reading will be “open mic” for poems on freedom and human rights in China.

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Date & Time

Wednesday July 20, 2022
1 p.m. (New York time), 6 p.m. (U.K. time)
Duration: 1 hour

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Location

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Host

Damian Robin

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Attendance

This event is open to everyone. On July 20, simply visit this page and click the link that will appear at the top of this listing under “Location.”

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2 Responses

  1. Damian Robin

    Above, you will find the timings and sign-ins for

    The Society of Classical Poets’
    Freedom in China Open Poetry Reading
    Wednesday July 20, 2022
    1 p.m. (New York time), 6 p.m. (U.K. time)
    Duration: 1 hour

    Here is the running order :

    Evan Mantyk, Tech Supervisor
    Damian Robin, Host

    Brian Yapko
    https://fofg.org/competitions/brian-yapko-amends-to-the-innocent-1st-place-award/
    Amends to the Innocent

    Daniel Magdalen
    https://classicalpoets.org/2021/04/25/a-day-when-silence-spoke-by-daniel-magdalen/#/
    A Day When Silence Spoke read by Damian Robin

    Susan Jarvis Bryant
    https://fofg.org/competitions/susan-jarvis-bryant-honors-song-4th-place-award/
    Honor’s Song  

    Kay Rubacek
    book “Who Are China’s Walking Dead?”
    https://kayrubacek.com/about/
    “Finding Courage”
    China’s Walking Dead (Song Lyrics)

    Maura Harrison
    https://fofg.org/competitions/maura-harrison-falun-gong-and-the-beast-3rd-place-award/
    Falun Gong and the Beast

    James A. Tweedie
    https://fofg.org/competitions/james-a-tweedie-the-great-wall-of-china-honorable-mention/
    The Great Wall of China

    Followed by
    Open Mic section

    Finish
    2 p.m. (New York time), 7 p.m. (U.K. time)

    Reply

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