About Cherrie Amour

Baltimore-based Cherrie Amour is a poet/author who writes about love, life and relationships. She recently released her first book of poetry, Free to Be Me, Poems on Love, Life and Relationships (one of the poems, "Hermoso Negro"won a 2013 Allen Ginsberg Poetry Award and will be featured in the 2014 Paterson Literary Review). Amour also has two CDs "Love's Journey" and "ilovemesomewords." She was born in the Caribbean, raised in Canada and lived in Detroit, MI for eight plus years. Her eclectic background serves as a strong influence in both her performances and her writing.

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Open mic plus featured poet Cherrie Amour

Enoch Pratt Central Library Branch, 400 Cathedral St, Baltimore

 

Open-mic readers, you have three minutes to wow us with your best original poetry. Sign-up begins at 6 p.m. Slots are limited. First come, first read.

Baltimore-based poet/author Cherrie Amour writes about love, life and relationships. In her first book of poetry, Free to Be Me, Poems on Love, Life and Relationships, Amour explores her intimate journey of trials and triumphs from childhood to adulthood. (Her poem "Hermoso Negro" won a 2013 Allen Ginsberg Poetry Award and is featured in the 2014 Paterson Literary Review.) Amour, who also has two poetry CDs, Love's Journey and ilovemesomewords, was born in the Caribbean and raised in Canada. Her eclectic background serves as a strong influence in both her performances and her writing.

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