Our second half opened with a parade of poetic art lead by Dr. Kenneth Kuanling Fan's Poetic Oils, accompanied by poetic art inspired by Dr. Fan, and the prize winners in Dr. Fan's Poetic Oils Contest, 1sts ands 3rd Tanya Joyce, 2nd Kit Shepherd.
Additional artists who displayed poetic art included Natica Angilly, Richard Angilly, Judy Hardin Cheung, Alisha Rodrigues, Maria Rosales, Marco Rosales Shaw. Art Bearers included Lee Saolmon, Cindy Levinson, Carolyn Williams, Jodie LaDuca, Lin Howard, Ruth Hickman, Maya Ibitz and Ellen Hickman.
Moon Monologue was performed by the New Dance Company with Lisa Rie and Poet Mary Blackford accompanied on drum and digerioo by Carina Radigan and Tony Kiser.
Yok Lin (Bridget) Eu, Perak, Malaysia, read her "Dancing Jewels" and gave us greetings from the poets of Maylasia.
Diana Woodcock, Doha, Qatar, was unable to attend due to her university being in session and she could not get time off. Her poem, "Music as Scripture", was read by Richard Angilly as it was danced by Natica and Richard Angilly's Poetic Dance Theater Company
Jabez Churchill, Ukiah, CA, read his "Still"
Cathy Dana, Alameda, CA, jokes with MC Raoul Epling before reading her poem, "My Dad Believed in Love"
Lois Flood and the Diablo Dance Co. perform "Woman Who Dances, a trigbute to Mary Rudge, 1st Poet Laureate of Alameda.
Banat al Hoggar performs "Queen of the Veils" poem by Mary Rudge, read by Richard Angilly
Morgan Reichert, Alameda Learning Center, Alameda, CA, is given a laurel crown for being chosen High School Poet Laureate
Alameda Learning Center's Mighty Pens perform to Morgan Reichert's poem as she reads it.
Christine Valentine, Birney, MT, reads her 2 prize winning poems, "How Does the Haron" and Journey Home"
Allegra Jorstad Silberstein, Davis, CA, reads her "Finding the Dance"
Dr. Kenneth Kuanling Fan, China, received the Artists Embassy Literary Award, 2014, for his new book "Confucius' Philosophical Thinking / How to Enjoy Life Happily. Tina Fang, China, received a ceremonial crown for being a muse of poetic oil painting
Katy Brown, Davis, CA, reads her "Finding Glycerin Cake in Mumbai"
John Rowe, El Cerrito, CA, reads his "A Season"
Natica and Richard Angilly's Poetic Dance Theater Company performed the grand finale signature piece, "Welcome to Wonderland" where each of the poetic dancers are introduced.