http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wgk9EiFwoVw


A Poem for the Negro Leagues written and performed by Steve Abbott

Read by the author on 2 May 2009 during the Jawbone poetry festival
at John Brown’s Tannery River Park on Summit Street in Kent, Ohio

Video appears courtesy of PoetryVidz – camera & editing by Ken Kitt

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Poet and educator Steve Abbott of Columbus, Ohio is editor of the anthology
Cap City Poets: Columbus and Central Ohio’s Best Known, Read, and Requested Poets
published in 2008 by Pudding House (www.puddinghouse.com)

His writing has appeared in numerous journals and anthologies
as well as two Pudding House chapbooks:
A Short History of the Word (1996) & Greatest Hits, 1982-2003 (2006)