Tribute to Poets Ruth Weiss & Janet DeBar on Be More Now

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KZYX&Z’s Be More Now Features a Tribute to poets Ruth Weiss & Janet DeBar

Tune into KZYX&Z’s Be More Now program at 7pm on Thursday, January 4 when host Blake More pays tribute to two of Mendocino county’s most beloved women poets: Ruth Weiss and Janet DeBar. Although they are no longer with us, their voices and wit live on and their words will forever inspire.

These two remarkable poets were poetic peers and dear friends of each other, both from a time when women poets had to have thick skin and a willingness to keep writing – they even passed within a year of each other. I am fortunate enough to have known them both, and their inspiration and push forward exactly as you are attitude serve as an inspiration to poets everywhere!

Segments of this show were originally produced for Women’s Voices March 2015 and Cartwheels on the Sky October 2021.

I hope these two poets, muses for so many, add a bit more muse in your life too.

The show originally airs on KZYX&Z 90.7FM Philo, 88.1FM Fort Bragg, and 91.5FM Willits, as well as streams on the web

Listen to a replay here when it is available.