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Monthly Archives: February 2018

“Do not be dismayed by the brokenness of the world. All things break. And all things can be mended. Not with time, as they say, but with intention. So go. Love intentionally, extravagantly, unconditionally. The broken world waits in darkness for the light that is you.” American author and counselor, L.R. Knost Got new digs and I’m putting this site on hiatus to implement the relocation. Meanwhile … THE NEXT WEDNESDAY WRITING… Read More

pillow of night and blanket of stars, a mermaid swims and the spittle of the sea pickles REM images in gray-green brine, a coral complex of hallucination dissolves in an ocean of unrelenting wakefulness the mind tossed on waves, rides a maverick of lost memories, spirit bobbing, holding on through the night, aching to do little but consort with dreams © 2018, poem, Jamie Dedes, All rights reserved. ABOUT The Poet by… Read More

#MeToo Anthology, The Back Story by Deborah Alma, Editor The #MeToo (Fair Acre Press, March 8, 2018) anthology came straight out of a long thread on my Facebook page in October 2017, just as we were talking about the Harvey Weinstein allegations on the news and before I had even heard of the #MeToo campaign. I asked women friends of mine to add their name on the thread if they hadn’t experienced any… Read More

“It is no measure of health to be well-adjusted to a profoundly sick society.”  Jiddu Krishnamurti USING OUR WORDS: Michael Rothenberg and Terri Carrion, cofounders of 100,000 Poets for Change, are wonderful at finding ways for us gather online and off and to use our words to raise awareness of justice issues, encourage one another, make connections with like-minded, become a force for positive change, and show those in turmoil that we… Read More