Listening to every heart
Phaedrus, I do not believe there is any governmental, political or religious attachment to Salina Access TV's "Celebration of the First Amendment." According to the person I spoke to, we are merely being asked to come and share our writings, art, poetry, prose, etc., and will have five minutes "mic" time for our public tv to film [over a two hour period] which will later be shown on our local TV station.
While many think that this has to be a resource for a political or religious theme, I am taking some short poems from those of you who wish to submit same, in hopes to get out the word that poetry is long from dead; everyone will be asked for their full name and city/town/country of residence. I hope to give PiP a small boost, along with our own group, Prairie Inkwells, in order to encourage membership.
I believe their only "aim" is to share the talents of Salina to other Salinans who cannot get out to discover such for themselves.
If I learn of a change in their agenda that would somehow speak against our Freedom of Speech, you'll be the first to know. I hope this answers your question.
Patricia, that is one of my favorite poems. I'll make sure that it's put among the contenders. Thank you for taking time on YOUR day to make this selection!