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Monthly Archives: September 2015

DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (1890-1969) 34TH PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES In office 1953 -1961 “Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired, signifies in the final sense a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and not clothed … “ Dwight D. Eisenhower Note: I wrote this piece on December 13, 2011 after I learned of the first 100,000 Poets for Change. Seemed appropriate… Read More

Reblogged from The BeZine blog. Note: Priscilla Galasso (scillagrace, try to live gracefully) wrote this last year just before the 2014 event. (We’ve adapted it with current links and dates.) It seemed a good piece to share with you today to welcome and encourage you to join with us this year on 26 September for 100TPC, which is not just for poets but includes artists, photographers, musicians and friends of the arts.  100TPC… Read More

One summer night you stood on the beach Where the sky touched the sand and spoke in midnight blue While a thousand eyes watched and winked You were a handsome boy, as straight and serious as a sigh The other girls giggled, thinking you too stodgy, too old But I stepped back, looked at your heart and lost my breath Your winter gave birth to my spring, your darkness my light And… Read More

15 September 2015 For the past five years, September has been the month of 100,000 Poets for Change (100TPC). All over the world, poets (musicians, artists, and, yes, mimes) have organized events on or near a Saturday in September each of those years, this year, on the 26th. For this, the fifth anniversary of 100TPC, there are over 500 events scheduled throughout the world. The readers of, contributors to and publishers of… Read More