A Southern Farmers Market at Poetry X Hunger

While I knew Edge of Humanity would be publishing yesterday’s poem, this one was a surprise. My poem A Southern Farmers Market was just posted to the Poetry X Hunger site.

This poem was first published at the Dead Mule School for Southern Literature over ten years ago then last year I saw the World Food Day Special Call for Poems from North American Poets and since they were accepting previously published work…

And, if you’d like to hear me read it aloud, just click that Download File link above the text of my poem.

About Bartholomew Barker

Bartholomew Barker is one of the organizers of Living Poetry, a collection of poets and poetry lovers in the Triangle region of North Carolina. Born and raised in Ohio, studied in Chicago, he worked in Connecticut for nearly twenty years before moving to Hillsborough where he makes money as a computer programmer to fund his poetry habit.
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11 Responses to A Southern Farmers Market at Poetry X Hunger

  1. Awesome Bartholomew! It’s an over-looked tragedy for so many humans and should no longer be happening, anywhere. Congratulations! 👏🏼

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  2. Stacey C. Johnson says:

    Delicious poem!

    Liked by 2 people

  3. berniebell1955 says:

    I can see the woman, and taste the food.

    Blueberries – Nature’s lipstick!

    Liked by 1 person

  4. JeanMarie says:

    Congratulations! The poem deserves a wide audience.

    Liked by 1 person

  5. Cassa Bassa says:

    It’s hot! I love how the farmer’s market can be sexy too..

    Liked by 1 person

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