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Education through Poetry

I suffer with a mood disorder which is a mental illness, But woman who suffer with mood disorders, such as depression are considered as just being weak. … Read More»

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Friday’s Poetic Pause: “Ungrateful”

The annual expressions of gratitude from the U.S.’ Thanksgiving holiday now subsided, I share a poem I wrote yesterday about how hard it is at times to be genuinely grateful. … Read More»

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Offer: Global Citizen Corps - "I am from" Video Poetry Contest - Win a FlipCamera

Building on International Peace Day and the start of the Global Citizen Corps 2011 action calendar we challenge you to tell your story, where you are from. … Read More»

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Neither, nor...

I’m neither Big, nor small Fat, nor slim Short, nor tall Dark, nor fair Beautiful, nor ugly Young, nor old Clever, nor stupid But rather, A convergence of opposites … Read More»

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NY Mix Tape

Big, solid, I-haven't-seen-you-for-three-years-but-I-still-care-about-you hugs Catch me in the sun On a train waiting for you Bobbing your head to Afro-Brazilian beats … Read More»

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Ode to Jane Austen

Maneuvering through academia as a lover of Jane Austen can be hard. Not only is she an older author, but she's a SHE. … Read More»

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Changing Clothes

I used to change clothes in Heathrow airport. I don't cry in airports, I wait until the movie begins. Sterile white floors with no history of movement scraped into their surfaces. … Read More»

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Call for Proposals: Poetry Communities and the Individual Talent

I thought some of the poets might be interested in this... Poetry Communities and the Individual Talent (April 6-7, 2012) University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA April 6-7, 2012 … Read More»

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What Makes You Indian?

Is it The food you grew up with or the language you speak? Is it a duty to your elders, Or the soil of your birth? Your ability to be recognized by your community … Read More»

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our only enemy is our ignorance

all I ask is what I give. all I ask is equality. understanding. viewing beauty in difference, in the unknown. People bind tightly to language, culture, and idealism. … Read More»

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