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Spotlight: Poet Laureate Pens Pulse Remembrance


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File photo: The memorial at Pulse night club.

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As we approach one year since the Pulse nightclub shooting … 90.7 reached out to Florida’s Poet Laureate, Peter Meinke to see if he’d write a poem to mark the occasion. And he did.

Here’s an excerpt from the poem One Year Later:

“Each memory stings sharper than a slap, how can there be a healing of the heart?”

Listen to the entire poem and how it came to be by clicking on the audio player above or this audiogram:


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