Tribute: Carol Tarlen
S&L Debacle
Some Lines from Green Street
The Wood
Oklahoma Land Rush
Helen's Apartment
Anatomy 150.01, Lab (Gross and Regional)
Dad Wakes Up To The Bad News
Grandma Writes
Writer's Desk
Grounds & Buildings
Poem, for Cesar Vallejo1
Henri Matisse : Pasiphae
International Working Women's Day (March 8)
The Four-Year Cycle
The Victors
The Poem
Grant and Green
Green Toward Nob
Purple Magnolia
It Was
It Was That Light
Lines from a Parking Lot
6th Street
Someday Soon
Book of Rocks
Red Rover
The Red and the White
Land of Rocks
Impressions of Fields of Perceptions
The Hitchhiker
Breaking Through the Sounds of Silence
Tribute: Carol Tarlen
In Loving Memory
New Morning
Dad's Library
At Pillar Point
Evergreen Notebook
Poem, for Cesar Vallejo
Tribute: Jack Joseph
4 K8
My Network Places
Blanks Document
Exquisite Title
Jon Caroll's Holiday Story
and Carol Tarlen
Roses Are Read
A True Life North Beach Story
The Rose in December
Italian Sonnet
Split Decision
A Haiku
A First Page
I'm visiting my friend Larry in Stanwood, Washington
From "Another Country"

>Monday, June 28, 2004 (SF Chronicle)
>TARLEN, Carol Jo
>TARLEN, Carol Jo - After a lifetime struggle with childhood onset
>diabetes, and more recently, heart disease, Carol died June 15, 2004 in
>San Francisco. She was born October 12, 1943 in San Diego. She is survived
>by her beloved husband, David Joseph; her two loving daughters, Alicia and
>Leah; and two adored grandchildren, Derek Dabkoski and Kate Thompson. She
>is survived by her brother, Robert Shaw; her sister, Janet Cottongain; and
>numerous nephews and nieces. An MA graduate in English from SFSU, Carol
>was a widely published poet and writer, and also much anthologized. With
>co-founder Geneivieve Belfiglio, she edited Real Fiction magazine. She
>also assisted editing Working Classics magazine. Carol read her work in
>many venues nationally, often appearing on radio and television. In the
>'70s she hosted the poetry reading at the Coffee Gallery (now the Lost and
>Found) in North Beach. She went on to host several other readings. Carol
>belonged to three unions, the IWW, AFSCME and CUE, holding offices in her
>local and as a delegate in the SF Labor Council and in the AFL-CIO
>affiliated Labor Party. Carol was active in the peace movement and in
>Central American solidarity work. With Food Not Bombs she was arrested
>many times for feeding the homeless in SF. Carol was a longtime SF Giants
>fan. She loved the Mekons and urban folky Billy Bragg, posting daily to
>the Billy Bragg website and will be missed by legions of Billy Bragg fans
>throughout the world. A 25-year employee at UCSF, Carol retired in January
>2004. A Wake will be held at 7:00pm, Tuesday, June 29 at Spec's Bar on
>Columbus Avenue. Her many dear friends, family and co-workers have asked
>to read a poem by her or to share a memory. Preceding the Wake, a Funeral
>Cortege will gather in front of O'Reilly's on Green Street at 6:30pm
>proceeding to Spec's escorted by the Green Street Mortuary Marching Band.
>Suggested donations in Carol's name can be made to Habitat for Humanity or
>to Moveon.Org for ads to help get Bush kicked out of office. ----------------------------------------------------------------------
>Copyright 2004 SF Chronicle