Tag Archives: Political Poetry

SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: SUSAN RICH

MOHAMUD AT THE MOSQUE By Susan Rich                   ~ for my student upon his graduation And some time later in the lingering blaze of summer, in the first days after September 11th you phoned – if I don’t tell anyone my … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: THE HEART OF A WOMAN

THE HEART OF A WOMAN By Georgia Douglas Johnson The heart of a woman goes forth with the dawn, As a lone bird, soft winging, so restlessly on, Afar o’er life’s turrets and vales does it roam In the wake … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: A DOROTHY PARKER POEM DEDICATED TO HILLARY CLINTON

THE LADY’S REWARD By Dorothy Parker Lady, lady, never start Conversation toward your heart; Keep your pretty words serene; Never murmur what you mean. Show yourself, by word and look, Swift and shallow as a brook. Be as cool and … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: BLACK LIVES MATTER POETRY

“It is not necessary that you believe that the officer who choked Eric Garner set out that day to destroy a body. All you need to understand is that the officer carries with him the power of the American state … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: DECENCY

From DECENCY By Marcela Sulak: selections from SOLIDARITY vi. Virginity It’s not that you get tired, it’s that it starts to be the only thing, starts to disappear you. Your parents phone you at college to ask: how is your … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: RIVER ELECTRIC WITH LIGHT

From RIVER ELECTRIC WITH LIGHT By Sarah Wetzel: A WORSHIP OF RIVERS If I must choose a word for you, let it be river. Not the river’s smoothed banks that, like skin, give form to breath and blood, the throb … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: YEHUDA AMICHAI

AN ARAB SHEPHERD IS SEARCHING FOR HIS GOAT ON MOUNT ZION By Yehuda Amichai An Arab shepherd is searching for his goat on Mount Zion And on the opposite hill I am searching for my little boy. An Arab shepherd … Continue reading

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