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Read Poem: MISTREATED, by Gladys Muturi

Mistreated Every day I sense the ignorance from you Every hour, Every minute, Every second Madness and disagreements become a warzone Me vs. You Who will win the title Taking the toll of this passionate love we had I felt … Continue reading

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POETRY READING: Passing, by Paul O’Donnell

Performed by Allison Kampf Passing, by Paul O’Donnell So much is broken I despair he says passing out from lack of air It was no more than a passing dream to think the passing of a law could mean passing … Continue reading

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POETRY READING: Gritty, dangerous doll, by Kirsten Warner

Performed by Allison Kampf Gritty, dangerous doll, by Kirsten Warner I forage for her, the doll of my disappointment a spray of brittle twigs a faggot of fallen fronds crusty sticks with lesions of lichen crouched over, calling up my … Continue reading

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POETRY READING: Black Night Sky, by Paula Shaffer

Performed by Allison Kampf black night sky {genre: fear} paula shaffer there is a fear my son will die today because his skin is black as night black night sky that darker fear that whites so dread; how dare my … Continue reading

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POETRY READING: Leopard Club Love, by Franco D’Alessandro

Performed by Allison Kampf LEOPARD CUB LOVE by Franco D’Alessandro I’ve loved you like a leopard cub from the day You stalked into my classroom -flip-flopping Around the circle of desks- staring at me, Wondering aloud: “who the hell is … Continue reading

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POETRY READING: Turning the wheel, by Melissa Chaconas

Performed by Allison Kampf Turning the wheel, by Melissa Chaconas we are close our car doors in anger we shop in frustrations we give up hope all the time we remember in primordial love We run around in costumes, masks, … Continue reading

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POETRY READING: Mantra Of A Bridge Builder, Lucinda J. Clark

Performed by Allison Kampf Mantra of a Bridge Builder I am a bridge builder. I build based upon where I travel I build on happy days and sad days: I have built during times I felt I could not— and … Continue reading

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POETRY READING: 9/11 Attacks, by Janelle Barker

Performed by Allison Kampf 9/11 Attacks, by Janelle Barker The day began like any other r The sun rose, scattering to work, Settling into their day, with a smirk. 8.46am thousands of lives, would change, North Twin Tower was hit … Continue reading

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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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