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A Journey Through Words ... In Velvet Poetry

Erika Roberts
Public Art Chattanooga

We have talked about Glass House Collective and Mark Making.

Both groups are making a difference in the Chattanooga area during this pandemic - and Erika Roberts is a poet who is part of both.


Erika also wrote and performed the spoken word piece seen last month as the introduction to Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke’s State of the City Address.

And in the next hour, she’s reading her poetry online in a Nonprofit Virtual Happy Hour with Venture Forward and The Chattery.

I spoke with Erika the other day…

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