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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: THE HUMAN FAMILY BY MAYA ANGELOU

Editor’s Note: Yes, it’s an iPhone commercial. But it is also a beautiful video and an inspirational poem, both of which come together to remind us that we are more alike than we are different. “I note the obvious differences,” … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: LOIS ROMA-DEELEY

BOUGAINVILLAEA AND TV By Lois Roma-Deeley I am a useless human being. Tanks are rolling toward a city– the name of which I remember only from my childhood– old stories told on an old phonograph. The Thief of Baghdad? Ali … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: MIRIAM’S SONG

“Miriam the prophetess” by Anselm Feuerbach. Public Domain image. “Miriam the prophetess… took the tambourine in her hand; and all the women followed her with tambourines and dances. And Miriam called to them: Sing…” (Exodus 15:20-21) Editor’s Note: The most … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: HILA RATZABI

By Hila Ratzabi: SEDNA IN SPACE              “Our newly discovered object is the coldest most distant place known in the solar              system, so we feel it is appropriate to name it in honor of Sedna, the Inuit goddess of              the sea, … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: RESURRECTION PARTY

From RESURRECTION PARTY By Michalle Gould: SELF-PORTRAIT AS A SERIES OF PREPARATORY STUDIES FOR A NUDE BY MATISSE The breasts hang low like fruit hoping to be picked yet still on the branch, While the body largely reclines, a letter … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: JOANNA FUHRMAN AND TONI SIMON

By Joanna Fuhrman and Toni Simon: from FRIEND OF THE DEAD from HOW MANY TIMES DO I HAVE TO TELL YOU? from THE RULER OF RUSTED KNEES Selections from “Friend of the Dead” originally appeared in Paperbag, selections from “How … Continue reading

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