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Mobile Photography & Art – Saturday Poetry – ‘So Much Happiness’ by Naomi Shihab Nye

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This weeks Saturday Poetry, matched with mobile photography/art is entitled ‘So Much Happiness’ by Naomi Shihab Nye. 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 […]

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Mobile Photography & Art – Saturday Poetry – ‘Riverkeeper’ by Margaret Gibson

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This weeks Saturday Poetry, matched with mobile photography/art is entitled Riverkeeper by Margaret Gibson. She was born in Richmond, Virginia. She received a BA from Hollins College and an MFA from the University of Virginia. She is the author of several collections of poetry, including Not Hearing the Wood Thrush (LSU Press, 2018); Broken Cup […]

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Mobile Photography & Art – Saturday Poetry – ‘This Poem is Asking For Your Love’ by Grace Cavalieri

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This weeks Saturday Poetry, matched with mobile photography/art is entitled ‘This Poem is Asking For Your Love’ by Grace Cavalieri. She received a BS in Education from New Jersey College and an MA in creative writing from Goddard University. The author of over forty books of poetry and plays, including most recently What The Psychic Said […]

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Mobile Photography & Art – Saturday Poetry – ‘The Year Before I Left For Mars’ by Margaret Rhee with Photography by Liz Anderson

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This weeks Saturday Poetry, matched with mobile photography/art is entitled ‘The Year Before I Left For Mars’ by Margaret Rhee. She is a poet, scholar, and new media artist. The author of Love, Robot (The Operating System, 2017), she is an assistant professor at SUNY Buffalo in the Department of Media Study where she co-directs the Palah Light […]

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Mobile Photography & Art – Saturday Poetry – ‘Hum’ by Ann Lauterbach with Photography by Marian Rubin

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This weeks Saturday Poetry, matched with mobile photography/art is entitled ‘Hum’ by Ann Lauterbach. Born in 1942, Ann Lauterbach was raised in New York City. After graduating from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, she attended Columbia University on a Woodrow Wilson Fellowship. She moved to London before completing her M.A. in English Literature. She lived […]

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Mobile Photography & Art – Saturday Poetry – The One Mockingbird Only Sings at Night by Hannah Sanghee Park

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This weeks Saturday Poetry, matched with mobile photography/art is entitled ‘The One Mockingbird Only Sings at Night’ by Hannah Sanghee Park. Hannah Sanghee Park is the author of The Same-Different (Louisiana State University Press, 2015), which was selected by Rae Armantrout as the winner of the 2014 Walt Whitman Award from the Academy of American […]

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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

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This weeks Saturday Poetry, matched with mobile photography/art is entitled ‘Kindness’ by Naomi Shihab Nye. It is a poem that I often return too, especially when I have inadvertently brushed up against the harshness of this world. It is beautiful poetry and one of my favourites, it reminds us of what we already know. It […]