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POETRY Reading: ABANDON LOVE, by Joanne Rowe

Performed by Allison Kampf POEM: So rich man you think you’re gonna survive? Leaving the rest of us to die. Buy your ticket to outer space, watch the rest of us spinning in space. You measure time by your own … Continue reading

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POETRY Reading: A LAST LOOK BEFORE LEAVING, by David Cook .

Performed by Allison Kampf POEM: Suddenly she hadn’t the heart to quarrel. ‘He’s faithless and won’t change’ and with that thought was freed. After he had gone out, she packed and put her suitcase by the door. A last look … Continue reading

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From Ash: Taming the Phoenix, by Abdullah Kinan

Performed by Allison Kampf POEM: “Look up at the night sky and count the stars until daybreak; my love for life now exceeds both the number of stars and the time it would take. To traverse the horizon and navigate … Continue reading

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POETRY READING: A Giant Moment, by Jean Buschmann

Performed by Allison Kampf POEM: BORED in San Jose, our home in the South Bay, we ventured to The City that day. – It wasn’t ordinary, no way! Sunny and bright, not a cloud in sight. – For the foggy … Continue reading

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POETRY READING: A Scene of Brutal Glory, by Howard W. Robertson

Performed by Allison Kampf POEM: After football practice, Dave Malloy, assistant coach, was sitting in the office of the coach, Jim Shelby / I was there as well; I don’t remember why / without the slightest warning, zany Dave erupted, … Continue reading

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POETRY READING: Dear Mema, by Sienna Feruzi

Performed by Allison Kampf I’m paralyzed, You’re in the front of my eyes And you won’t. go. away., You were my light, You were the shadow in my shade, The breeze on my hottest days, The pink and gold of … Continue reading

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Poetry Reading: If Only, by Sienna Feruzi

Performed by Allison Kampf POEM: I yearn to lead you to a place unseen A Wonder Land divine Like a dream Another experience So serene. No chaos, in or out, No hooligans or “fooled again”s runnin’ about No insecurities, grudges, … Continue reading

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POETRY READING: Bare Tree Branches, by Merkel1090

Performed by Allison Kampf POEM: Caught in the wind of chance, hoping to catch a glance of a new lover romance but no one wants to stand next to me… why? I mark the resemblance of bare branches on a … Continue reading

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Poetry Reading: The Long Road, by Shobana Gomes

Performed by Allison Kampf POEM: At first glance, it seemed easy, I, the traveler on a weary road to perhaps fame, I tamed my mind to think in ways one would want to impress, But like a toddler taking baby … Continue reading

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Poetry Reading: LOCKED TREASURE, by LannaEvolved

Read by Allison Kampf POEM: In the box I am sworn to secrecy Petrified His gaze against the shadows of the bars has grown so weary it deflates in fades Suppressing the entirety of his remorse ‘To him, there seem … Continue reading

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