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Thank you to the 137 poets from 16 countries and 32 states who contributed their writing to the Silver Birch Press I AM WAITING Poetry Series, which ran from 12/1/14 to 1/31/15 to honor Lawrence Ferlinghetti‘s 1958 poem of the same name and celebrate the author’s 96th birthday on March 24, 2015.

Our appreciation to…

Terry Adams (California)
Jose A. Alcantara (Colorado)
Tobi Alfier (California)
R. Allinson (California)
Sylvia Ashby (Texas)
Suzanne Bailie (Washington)
Michael Baldwin (Texas)
Magdalena Ball (Australia)
Alessandra Bava (Italy)
Bear (New York)
RK Biswas (India)
Michele Bombardier (Washington)
Brenton Booth (Australia)
Carly Bryson (Texas)
Kathy Buckert (New York)
Brinda Buljore (France)
Eric Burke (Ohio)
Jeff Burt (California)
Fern G. Z. Carr (Canada)
Alexandra Carr-Malcolm (United Kingdom)
Sarah Chenoweth (Kansas)
James Ciletti (Colorado)
Joan Colby (Illinois)
Dawn Corrigan (Florida)
Anthony Costello (United Kingdom)
Matt Daly (Wyoming)
Lynn DeTurk (California)
Maureen E. Doallas (Virginia)
Marcie Eanes (Wisconsin)
Barbara Eknoian (California)
Merrill Farnsworth (Tennessee)
Merlene Fawdry (Australia)
Claire T. Feild (Alabama)
Paul Fericano (California)
Jennifer Finstrom (Illinois)
Diane Funston (Nevada)
Jerry Garcia (California)
Tim Gardiner (United Kingdom)
Kerianne Methe Gardner (New Mexico)
Anggo Genorga (United Arab Emirates)
Phillip Giambri (New York)
Gary Glauber (New York)
S. Darlene Gray (Alabama)
S.Eta Grubešić (Croatia)
Mike Gullickson (Texas)
Joyce Gullickson (Texas)
Scott Gutches (Colorado)
Gabor G Gyukics (Hungary)
Hedy Habra (Michigan)
Stephanie Barbé Hammer (California)
Marianne Hales Harding (Utah)
Alan D. Harris (Michigan)
Nancy Jean Hill (New Hampshire)
Trish Hopkinson (Utah)
I.B. (Bunny) Iskov (Canada)
Rosemarie Horvath Iwasa (Ohio)
Richard D. Houff (Minnesota)
Mathias Jansson (Sweden)
Sonja Johanson (Massachusetts)
Daniel Kaczmarek (New York)
Laura M Kaminski (Missouri)
Jane Karina
Sasha Kasoff (California)
Mignon Ariel King (Massachusetts)
Merie Kirby (North Dakota)
Karissa Knox Sorrell (Tennessee)
Laurie Kolp (Texas)
Paula J. Lambert (Ohio)
Katelyn Leboff (Tennessee)
John B. Lee (Canada)
Kate Leigh (New Hampshire)
Charles Levenstein (Massachusetts)
Lennart Lundh (Illinois)
Laura MacDonald (Canada)
Susan Mahan (Massachusetts)
Ricki Mandeville (California)
Adrian Manning (United Kingdom)
Katie Manning (California)
Gloria Denice Manthos (Maryland)
Michael Mark (California)
Susan Marsh (Wyoming)
S. A. McCormick (Canada)
Catfish McDaris (Wisconsin)
Daniel McGinn (California)
Stephen McGuinness (Ireland)
Carlos E. Mijares Poyer (Venezuela)
Cameron Miller (Vermont)
Mark J. Mitchell (California)
Sarah Frances Moran (Texas)
Robbi Nester (California)
Perry S. Nicholas (New York)
Lawrence James Nielsen (California)
Honey Novick (Canada)
Lindsay Oberst (California)
Suzanne O’Connell (California)
Dustin Pickering (Texas)
David S. Pointer (Tennessee)
Nalini Priyadarshni (India)
Jennifer J. Pruiett-Selby (Iowa)
Misti Rainwater-Lites (Texas)
Patrick T. Reardon (Illinois)
Alexandra Rebuck (Pennsylvania)
Brad Rose (Massachusetts)
Roslyn Ross (Australia)
Daniel Eduardo Ruiz (Florida)
Ki Russell (Oregon)
Rizwan Saleem (United Arab Emirates)
Shloka Shankar (India)
Sheikha A. (Pakistan)
Ronald E. Shields (New York)
e. smith sleigh (Kentucky)
J.J. Steinfeld (Canada)
Massimo Soranzio (Italy)
Carol A. Stephen (Canada)
Caitlin Stern (Texas)
Scott Stoller (Illinois)
Price Strobridge (Colorado)
Debi Swim (West Virginia)
Lynn Tait (Canada)
Jeri Thompson (California)
Jari Thymian (South Dakota)
Bunkong Tuon (New York)
Mark Tully (Rhode Island)
Richard Vargas (New Mexico)
Prasanta Verma (Wisconsin)
Lourdes Veronica (Italy)
Daniel von der Embse (California)
Larry Wahler (Illinois)
James Walton (Australia)
Mercedes Webb-Pullman (New Zealand)
Lynn White (Wales)
Connie Wieneke (Wyoming)
Lisa Wiley (New York)
Martin Willitts Jr (New York)
Melissa A. Wood (New York)
Fred Zirm (Maryland)

Photo of Lawrence Ferlinghetti by Christopher Michel (2012).