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April 14, 2008

Sending Love to Piri Thomas

from vivir latino:

Puerto Rican Poet/Writer Piri Thomas Suffers Stroke

Puerto Rican poet and writer, Piri Thomas, best known for his depiction of barrio survival in Down These Mean Streets, suffered a stroke.

The 79 year old author is recovering in his now home of California.

Capicu Poetry is compiling email and audio messages to send to the poet, to serve as a source of strength for Piri, since he has been a source of strength to countless Latinos (and others).

If you want to send Piri Thomas a get well message please email CapicuPoetry@gmail.com or call their community hotline (208) 723-5966.

Posted by jsmooth995 at April 14, 2008 3:26 PM

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