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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: A NEW YEAR’S POEM

from BURNING THE OLD YEAR By Naomi Shihab Nye Where there was something and suddenly isn’t, an absence shouts, celebrates, leaves a space. I begin again with the smallest numbers. Read the full text of “Burning the Old Year” by … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: THE ACHE AT THE CENTER OF THE WORLD: ISRAEL-PALESTINE PEACE POETRY

Editor’s Note: Peace is always a timely topic. Today much of the middle east is in a state of political unrest. Civil wars are raging, dictators are struggling to keep the masses under their control, and citizens are taking up … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: NAOMI SHIHAB NYE

Photo by Micah DeBenedetto of MD Photography RED BROCADE by Naomi Shihab Nye The Arabs used to say, When a stranger appears at your door, feed him for three days before asking who he is, where he’s come from, where … Continue reading

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