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Read Poem: Self-Assertion, by Gary Beck

The desperate need to differentiate oneself from regular citizens was once done by wearing a social garment, zoot suits, pegged pants, motorcycle jackets, disheveled jeans. Social responsibilities changed. It was no longer sufficient to dress differently. Body art, piercing, gaudy … Continue reading

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Poetry Reading: BOOTS, by Stephon Void

Performed by Norma Dunphy

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Read Poem: Lost Love by Abby Petrich

There are people all around you hugging, laughing, crying, and sharing all the memories. The only thing you can think about is not your friends because you know you’ll see them again, but the person standing a few feet in … Continue reading

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Poetry Reading: The Bombing of Tabriz by Mary Freericks

  Performed by Val Cole   **** Producer/Director: Matthew Toffolo http://www.matthewtoffolo.com Editor: Kimberly Villarruel Festival Directors: Mary Cox, Rachel Elder, Natasha Levy Camera Operators: Hugh Ritchie, Isabal Cupryn, Aser Santos Jr., Zack Arch  

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Read Poetry by Mira Wallflower

With ripped heart and broken soul, she survived. With confusion in head, a shake of hands and long road ahead, she was bright. In the rush of the blood, in the scars that were about to bud, she was alright. … Continue reading

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Read Poem: An Adult Fable for the Modern Day by Cindi Walton

Way up high on the seventeenth floor lived a selfish young princess dressed in Dior. “My nail is chipped and my hair is a mess.” Where is that maid, I need to get dressed!” “Bring me my dog, now take … Continue reading

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Read Poem: THE FALLEN DUST by Sharon Mo

Lying on my feet Do I? Do I have the need to be the pillar I once was before the earthquake? Firm and tall I stood But not today, I am just a memory Lying scattered and hopeless on the … Continue reading

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