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upcoming events

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Apr 01 2017
CHROMA: An Ekphrastic Project (10 Poets Read)

Sat., April 1, 2017 in Lambertville, NJ (@ 5-7PM )
10 Poets on the Art of Ravenna Taylor.  Reading, open studio, reception.
With poets Ellen Foos, Kasey Jueds, Vasiliki Katsarou, Fred Lowe, Hayden Saunier, John Richard Smith, Panoply Books)
Lambertville, NJ 08530

https://www.facebook.com/events/748634411965427/

5:00pm
233 N. Union St.
08530 Lambertville, New Jersey
Apr 08 2017
Writing in the Pines

Leave your winter doldrums at home and join us in the heart of the New Jersey Pinelands, where spring will be breaking through the sandy soil. Let this getaway revitalize and inspire you as you set some new writing into motion. Choose from workshops in memoir, fiction or poetry.

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9:15am
30 Front Street
08037 Hammonton, New Jersey

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poems

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I sit by the window and watch a great mythological bird go down in flames. In fact, it’s a kite the neighborhood troublemaker has set on fire. Twenty-one and still living at home, deciding when to cut through a screen and chop us into little pieces. “He wouldn’t hurt a fly,” his mother would say, as they packed our

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Upon their arrival in America, more than twelve million immigrants were processed through the Ellis Island Immigration Center. Those who had traveled in second or third class were immediately given a thirty-second health inspection to determine if they were fit to enter their new country. A chalk

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It's the fern beyond the wind, the classic
Eruptions.  Night is a funnel that is overcome.
Violence of signs beyond the pale. Stasis
Has its own way, the hard work, the violence. 
Convalesce, convalesce in the green green
World, in which you could hardly walk,
But that was before, before life set its rhythms
In