Category Archives: poetry

A Collage Poem of Random Pieces

…we’re riddled with pointless talk, insane quantities of words and images. Stupidity’s never blind or mute. So it’s not a problem of getting people to express themselves but of providing little gaps of solitude and silence in which they might eventually find … Continue reading

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Video: Amid crime and blight, Natalie Thomas plants peace and community

Originally posted on Vox Populi:
. Since 2011, Natalie Thomas has been the caretaker of the Unified Positive Effect Community Garden at the corner of Climax Street and Estella Avenue in the Betzhoover neighborhood of Pittsburgh. Thomas, 57, said the…

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A Little Mercy, Please.

Every body breathe in and out   minds filling with peace and  the music of forgiveness, The holiness of hands reaching  out in the darkness in hope of redemption and a door opening into a day  so bright fear cannot make … Continue reading

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Missing Space

  Just off the highway the wall of the corrugated mini-mart held artifacts of the just before now, perfectly preserved and operational, A few miles later driving through the park  her childhood summer was  lost in a tangle of bramble and … Continue reading

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Germination

Pencil on Bristol Board. Lately I have been dreaming of  rising through layers within a  living form made of  desire for light. The gentle light of  May, in between the storms flash and rage, filtered through  just warming earth. We … Continue reading

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In the Blue Space Between Storms.

We move through explosions of spring.    

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Video: Martín Espada reads “Imagine the Angels of Bread”

Originally posted on Vox Populi:
. As a poet, essayist, translator, editor, and attorney, Martín Espada has dedicated much of his career to the pursuit of social justice, including fighting for Latino rights and reclaiming the historical record. Espada’s critically…

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