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POETRY Reading: End, by Christine Bolton

Performed by Kat Smiley — Producer/Director: Matthew Toffolo http://www.matthewtoffolo.com Festival Moderators: Matthew Toffolo, Rachel Elder Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne Editors: Kimberly Villarruel, Ryan Haines, John Johnson Festival Directors: Rachel Elder, Natasha Levy Camera Operators: Ryan Haines, Temitope Akinterinwa, Efren Zapata, … Continue reading

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Read Poem: Live in the Past, by Jaden Baxter

If the future has been frozen cause you’re present in the past, It may seem the life you’ve chosen has been moving fairly fast. For the memories have blended to a smoothie of events, and the seconds were suspended, when … Continue reading

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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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