Sojourn on the Bohemian Highway
108 pages, retail price $16.25
Available from Small Press Distribution (SPD)
Tomás was born and raised in Seattle, Washington, the grandson of African
pioneers. He began writing verse soon after graduating with a Juris Doctor from
the University of Washington. Tomás is a Civil Rights attorney/activist and
traveler who lives in San Diego. His poetry is his life in verse.
His words appear in various publications and literary journals. Tomás' most
of poetry is Vientos de Cambio/Winds of Change, published by Poetic Matrix
Others include: Yazoo City Blues, Time of the Poet, Dark Symphony in Duet
late Sarah Fabio, and Two Races, One Face, with John Peterson. Tomás'
featured on his website www.sambajia.com.
"Gayton advances the development of investigative poetics in his new work, especially
in the 'Safari Song' section that focuses on the new South Africa. The worldwide
presence of this highly conscious African-American poet in the new millennium contributes
to positive prospects for the future of humanity."
- David Henderson, De Mayor of Harlem and Neo-California.
His bio of Jimi Hendrix
in a recent new edition.
About the Book
Sojourn on the Bohemian Highway is the peripatetic poets' travelogue in prose and
poetry in the
tradition of W.H. Auden's "Letters From Iceland." Tomás paints pictures with words
world on the open road. With him you witness life in the Afro-Caribbean and in the womb
Mexico. He takes you on a safari in Mama Africa that rises onto the ethereal heights of
Kilimanjaro. Tomás' journey reflects on themes of social injustice and spiritual
he shares with you is always colorful and full of life's melodies and rhythms. Join Tomás
in his sojourn
for peace and justice in a strife ridden world.
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