Poet of the Day

Submitted by lmcshane on Fri, 03/12/2010 - 17:14.

I was fortunate today to run into Gary Murphy--poet, troubador, griot--and always, the dapper gentleman. 

Mr. Murphy makes his living by helping folks find the words they need to express the joys, sorrows, trials and tribulations of life--weddings, funerals, birthdays.  He is a travellin' man.  We both enjoyed the ride today. 

Mr. Murphy has helped to work poetry sessions in my neighborhood--more to come.


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Gary Murphy


Hi, I am doing research for a project that I am doing on Cleveland, I was wondering if you knew how to get in touch with Mr Murphy?

The project is to do with re mapping the city via the extraordinary people who live here.

Many thanks