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  • @adnama17  Mar 8

    Hello all you lovely FAWMers!

    I was recently approached by the Alexandria Choral Society director about using one of my poems in a "crowd-sourced” commission project due out in May 2021. The theme of the work is social justice, and it is an absolute honor to have one of my poems chosen as an option for the final movement entitled "Refuge".

    In an effort to keep people engaged through the covid-19 crisis, they've been having people vote on various aspects of the project, lyrical text, musical style, even giving feedback to the composer live. The voters will also pick a local social justice organization in the Alexandria area to donate the proceeds to.

    The link below takes you to the site where you can learn more about the project, and vote on the 5th movement text. My poem "Space" is one of three options. If you feel so inclined, please listen to them all and vote for which one you like best. I am just thrilled to be considered at all. <3

    Love you all so much!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    https://www.alexandriachoralsociety.org/commission

    (I totally forgot to update the forum title! Hahahahaha!)

  • @fuzzy  Mar 8

    Ew I did not like that reading at all.
    Great poem, tho!!
    Voted for you!!

  • @adnama17  Mar 8

    Hahahahahaha! It could've been much worse. 😀 Thank you Fuzzy!

  • @stephenwordsmith  Mar 8

    Voted for it, but only because I wanted to.

  • @adnama17  Mar 8

    Thank you Stephen!

  • @andygetch  Mar 8

    voted and good luck @adnama17 ! Readings needed @fuzzy special fx.

  • @adnama17  Mar 9

    Thanks Andy!

  • @dzdandcunfsd  Mar 9

    Yeah that wasn't a real great reading of that, but was my favorite of the bunch. Goodluck!

  • @johncrossman  Mar 9

    I thought the reader really committed. 😀 But I feel ya, @fuzzy . I know I would rather sing your poem than the others. Voted accordingly.

  • @adnama17  Mar 10

    Thank you dzdandcunfsd and johncrossman!

  • @adnama17  8 weeks

    Bumping this up one last time. Last day to vote is tomorrow! <3

  • @fuzzy  8 weeks

    Let us know the result!
    Do you want me to do my guaranteed good luck spell? It involves the ritual sacrifice of several small animals, though.

  • @adnama17  8 weeks

    Well... no. 😁

  • @sph  8 weeks

    Fingers crossed!

  • @guatecoop  8 weeks

    Oh I did last week!

  • @adnama17  7 weeks

    Hello everyone! Just wanted to let you know that my poem was chosen for the composition! I am super excited! Many, many thanks to all who voted! <3

  • @fuzzy  7 weeks

    Good thing I sacrificed those small animals for you.
    You're welcome!

  • @andygetch  7 weeks

    wooohooo!

  • @johncrossman  7 weeks

    Hooray! You're in some seriously good poetic company there, wow!!!

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