Flood at the Patchen Home
Open Letter to Poets, Artists and Booklovers worldwide
The floods in Palo Alto, California in early February 1998 have hit the
home of Miriam Patchen, wife of the late poet and painter Kenneth Patchen (1911-1972).
Two feet of water and mud swept through the house taking with it
carpets, furniture, books and pictures. Miriam, who is 83, does not have flood insurance
and the process of cleaning and rebuilding the house and its contents will
take time and money.
Can you help? If so, please send donations to :
The Lively Foundation
2565 Washington Street #4
On the memo line of the check, please write "Patchen Flood Relief"
Thank you very much for anything you can contribute!
Editor, Kenneth Patchen Home Page
For more information about the flood see this
from the San Francisco Chronicle
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