Memorial Reading for Bill Berkson

7 PM Reception in Parish Hall
8 PM Reading in Sanctuary

Please join The Poetry Project in remembering and honoring the life of poet, art critic, and beloved Poetry Project member Bill Berkson. With Andrew Arnot, Moses Berkson, Alan Bernheimer, Anselm Berrigan, Thomas Devaney, Jarrett Earnest, Larry Fagin, Alex Katz, Vincent Katz, David McKee, Ron Padgett, Robert Storr, Kate Sutton, Anne Waldman, and Lewis Warsh.

Bill Berkson moved through life with compassion, grace, and humor. His generous spirit nourished and inspired those around him.

Bill BerksonAn Example, Worthwhile

Single point perspective got fudged.
The bird in the house flies in the eye of the god
Lounging at length across the field, a simple song.
One has to envision language or it’s no help.
Know history backwards.
Lay into life.


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