First annual Bill Trampleasure Memorial Poetry Reading

The Bill background for webTrampleasure family invites you to the first annual Bill Trampleasure Memorial Poetry reading:

November 10, 2013, 2:45 – 4:15
Community Room, Main Branch Berkeley Public Library, 2090 Kitteredge St.

Bring your own poem, read your favorite of Bill’s poems, or just listen…

If you are a member of Facebook, you can see the event listed here (feel free to RSVP there if you desire).

Help us to publicize the event (everyone is invited): You can download a flyer here to post/share.


Scratch around for hope.
It’s there to be found –
in the starry roof of night,
in the fertile floor of ground.
Scratch around for hope.
It may be nearer than you think –
a phone to, or from, a friend,
a drink from the kitchen sink.
Scratch around for hope.
It’s mind boggling, I know
but even when you’re b1ue,
someone’s hope
may lie in you!

There’s something about a line of clothes no dryer can replace,
the smile of a rainbow wash across God’s white/blue face

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