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Mobile Photography & Art – Saturday Poetry – July by Henrietta Cordelia Ray with Knut Roeling

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This weeks Saturday Poetry, matched with mobile photography/art is entitled ‘July’ by Henrietta Cordelia Ray.  She was born in New York City in 1849. She authored two collections of poetry, Sonnets (Press of J. J. Little & Co., 1893), and Poems (The Grafton  Press, 1910). In 1876, Ray’s poem “Lincoln” was read at the unveiling of the Emancipation Memorial […]

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Mobile Photography & Art – Saturday Poetry – ‘The Moon Rose over the Bay. I had a Lot of Feelings’ by Donika Kelly

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This weeks Saturday Poetry, matched with mobile photography/art is entitled  ‘The Moon Rose over the Bay. I had a Lot of Feelings’ by Donika Kelly. She goes on to explain more about this poem “Often, I am thinking of how I can ground love—feeling it, being in it—and being present in my body and in […]

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Mobile Photography & Art – Saturday Poetry – ‘Roses’ by Ellen Bass with @dreamsandfields

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This weeks Saturday Poetry, matched with mobile photography/art is entitled  ‘Roses’ by Ellen Bass. Ellen Bass was born in Philadelphia in 1947 and grew up in New Jersey. She received a BA from Goucher College and an MA in creative writing from Boston University, where she studied with Anne Sexton. She later said that Anne […]

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Mobile Photography & Art – Saturday Poetry ‘Kindness’ by Naomi Shihab Nye with Susan Latty

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This weeks Saturday Poetry, matched with mobile photography/art is entitled ‘Kindness’ by Naomi Shihab Nye. Naomi Shihab Nye was born on March 12, 1952, in St. Louis, Missouri, to a Palestinian father and an American mother. During her high school years, she lived in Ramallah in Palestine, the Old City in Jerusalem, and San Antonio, Texas, […]

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Mobile Photography & Art – Saturday Poetry – ‘After the Movie’ by Marie Howe with Rodolfo Alcaraz

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This weeks Saturday Poetry, matched with mobile photography/art is entitled ‘After the Movie’ by Marie Howe. She was born in 1950 in Rochester, New York and she worked as a newspaper reporter and teacher before receiving her MFA from Columbia University in 1983. She is the author of Magdalene (W. W. Norton, 2017), which was long-listed […]

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Mobile Photogrpraphy & Art – Saturday Poetry ‘A Walk Round the Park’ by Sandra Lim with Milena Mastandrea @mirea17

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This weeks Saturday Poetry, matched with mobile photography/art is entitled ‘A Walk Round the Park’ by Sandra Lim. She is the author of The Wilderness (W. W. Norton, 2014), selected by Louise Glück for the 2013 Barnard Women Poets Prize, and a previous collection of poetry, Loveliest Grotesque (Kore Press, 2006). She is an associate […]

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Mobile Photography & Art Saturday Poetry – ‘Life’ by Emma Lowrey Williams with Clint Cline

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This weeks Saturday Poetry, matched with mobile photography/art is entitled ‘Life’ by Emma Lowrey Williams. She was born around 1934 and graduated from the Cherokee Female Seminary in 1856 and taught at Green Leaf School, a Cherokee Public School. I have matched this image by @clixit2020 – Clint Cline ‘And whom do you really know’. […]

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Mobile Photography & Art Saturday Poetry – ‘Countdown as Slow Kisses’ by Michael Wasson

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This weeks Saturday Poetry, matched with mobile photography/art is entitled ‘Countdown as Slow Kisses’ by Michael Wasson. “We are given these bodies—full of beauty, ache, and history—and are told to survive. We lean into joy and marvel, into our living, and yet we know that what we desire ultimately devours us. Might we surrender as […]

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Mobile Photography & Art Saturday Poetry – ‘On Floriography’ by Karen An-Hwei Lee

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This weeks Saturday Poetry, matched with mobile photography/art is entitled ‘On Floriography’ by Karen An-Hwei Lee.  “This poem explores the ancient practice of floriography, the coded language of flowers, as a way to express human love through the use of fragrance, colors, and vivid symbolism. By elucidating the phenomenon of florescence alongside the art of floral […]

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Mobile Photography & Art Saturday Poetry – ’10 AM is When You Come to Me’ by Meg Day

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This weeks Saturday Poetry, matched with mobile photography/art is entitled ’10 am is When You Come To Me’ by Meg Day. Day explains the meaning of this poem, “Hearing folks frequently ask Deaf folks to imagine our lives differently: they ask how we haven’t killed ourselves without music (because they would); they want to know […]