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Read Poem: AS MY OWN BREATH , by David Dephy

After centuries of living with nothing, but my love to you, friends, I found myself surrounded by the luxury of feelings and I am safe now, I am alive, I am breathing again, but where were you, my friends, when … Continue reading

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Read Poem: Spurned, by Gary Beck

The beaten, the homeless the mentally ill trudge city streets in the kinship of defeat, dreams departed like so many others who believed in the Declaration, who believed in the Constitution and painfully found it wasn’t written for them. — … Continue reading

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Poetry Reading: AI! AI! AI! (A Tatarus for Youth), by David Estringel

Performed by Hannah Ehman AI! AI! AI! (A Tartarus for Youth), by David Estringel I. AI! AI! AI! Sated with stolen life, emerged from mother’s Night, there is longing to be free from the warmth of darkened humours– to be … Continue reading

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Read Poetry: THE ART OF LOVE, by Dan

I made the first stroke, On our virgin framed canvas, Sheer ecstasy! Coating our painting of love, A brush and a palette, Crimson ink from my heart Briskly cultured my half, Melted affection into art. But you left your half … Continue reading

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Poetry Reading: DAUGHTER OF THE DUST, by Fadrian Bartley

Performed by Val Cole — 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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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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