An Afternoon with Diane Wakoski

The RCAH Center for Poetry at MSU

By Kelsey Block

The RCAH Center for Poetry is proud to announce that tomorrow night, Wednesday February 5, poet Diane Wakoski will be joining us to read from her new book, Bay of Angels, in the RCAH theater at 7 p.m.

“I’m bringing my career of poetry together with my fascination of movies and books. All of the sensuous material of my experience with the southern California landscape and the joy I’ve had in my lifetime of writing letters and the meaningful way I’ve been able to fold it into my poetry…”

Wakoski said she started writing poetry at the age of seven. She said she was sitting on her front porch step, looking out at the rosebush in the yard of her southern California home. One day, Wakoski said she noticed a rose on the rosebush, was struck by its beauty.

“I realized it was so beautiful and…

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