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Barbara West: "...and I felt the simple sweetness of me"

Poetry Reading/Spoken Word, Signing/Readings, Talks/Lectures

Barbara West, poet from Davis, California is touring the NW to attend the Buddhist Recovery Summit. West draws from her work as a wound/ostomy/continence nurse, and her Buddhist and 12-step paths, to explore themes of groundlessness, loss and connection/disconnection, truly helping others vs. being codependent. With a background in theater and rock 'n' roll singing, she performs from memory, using her whole body to communicate with her audience.