Amendment 2: Anne Waldman
20.00 in HIGH x 16.00 in WIDE
(50.80 cm HIGH x 40.64 cm WIDE)
All Of Us Or None Archive. Gift of the Rossman Family.

Bottom left text reads, "BOOG Literature/ P.O. Box 221 Oceanside, NY 11572-0221." Bottom right reads, "This broadside was printed in a limited edition of 100 copies, 50 of which were numbered and signed by both the poet, Anne Waldman, and the artist, Chris Apache. 25% of all profits will go to Equality Colorado, an organization working to undo Amendment two and fight homophobia through public awareness and lesbian and gay visibility."

Poster has a brown background with black text. Image to the left is a drawing of a tree with roots turning into a fist with a triangle in a circle visible on the back of the hand. At the top, poster reads, "Amendment 2/ Anne Waldman." Text to the right of the image reads, "This written ("collaged") on occasion of public reading with novelist Ken Kesey at the Boulder Theatre, Februrary 21, 1993 in Boulder, Colorado after insufferable election passage of the discriminatory Amendment 2 in these spacious Rocky Mountains..." Text below the italicized explanation starts with, "The proposed amendment to the Colorado Constitution/ We will rise against won't fall by, rise by falling shapes lest defeat shapes us/ Would prohibit the state, its branches/ Of tree what is the alphabet? the inviolable integrity of language?..."
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