MinneCulture – Medicine for Hearts: The Works of Poet Lisa Marie Brimmer

MinneCulture – Medicine for Hearts: The Works of Poet Lisa Marie Brimmer

Poet Lisa Marie Brimmer writes with heartfelt expression, addressing personal and social issues.

“I just moved recently and I found a notebook of mine from when I was in high school. And I found some poems in there,” says Brimmer. “That fresh confusion of trying to grow up. I know we’re all feeling the effect of social and physical distancing. And we’re all feeling the loss of Mr. George Floyd.”

Brimmer is a co-editor of Queer Voices: Poetry, Prose, and Pride Anthology from the Minnesota Historical Society Press and currently teaches at Century College. Dixie Treichel produced this audio portrait. Listen below.

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