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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 ‘Social Distancing’ with Juan Felipe Herrera and @thefringeproject

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This weeks Saturday Poetry, matched with mobile photography/art is entitled ‘Social Distancing’ by Juan Felipe Herrera. He was born in Fowler, California, on December 27, 1948. The son of migrant farmers, Herrera moved often, living in trailers or tents along the roads of the San Joaquin Valley in Southern California. As a child, he attended school […]

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Mobile Photography & Art – Saturday Poetry ‘Perhaps the World Ends Here’ with Joy Harjo and M. Cecilia Sáo Thiago

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This weeks Saturday Poetry, matched with mobile photography/art is entitled ‘Perhaps the World Ends Here’ by Joy Harjo. She was appointed the new United States poet laureate in 2019. Born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, in 1951, Harjo is a member of the Mvskoke/Creek Nation. She is the author of several books of poetry, including An American Sunrise, […]

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Mobile Photography & Art – Saturday Poetry ‘Kindness’ by Naomi Shihab Nye with Jeroen Hendriks

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This weeks Saturday Poetry, matched with mobile photography/art is entitled ‘Kindness’ by Naomi Shihab Nye and I felt this was the perfect poem today, post birthday. I received a huge amount of birthday wishes, artwork and personal messages from all around the world yesterday and I have still not read them all, I savour them. […]

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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 Photography & Art – Saturday Poetry ‘On Happier Lawns, IV’ by Justin Marks with Susan Latty @pause.and.breathe

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This weeks Saturday Poetry, matched with mobile photography/art is entitled ‘On Happier Lawns, IV’ by Justin Marks. He is the author of You’re Going to Miss Me When You’re Bored (Barrelhouse Books, 2014) and A Million in Prizes (New Issues Poetry & Prose, 2009), which was chosen by Carl Phillips as the winner of the 2009 […]

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Mobile Photography & Art Saturday Poetry – ‘All The Tired Horses in the Sun’ by Joy Harjo

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This weeks Saturday Poetry, matched with mobile photography/art is entitled ‘All the Tired Horses in the Sun’ by Joy Harjo. This poem was commissioned for T.C. Cannon: At the Edge of America, a book edited by Karen Kramer and published by Peabody Essex Museum. Harjo was appointed the new United States poet laureate in 2019. […]

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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 – ‘Self-Portrait with Weeping Woman’ by Deborah Paredez

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This weeks Saturday Poetry, matched with mobile photography/art is entitled ‘Self-Portrait with Weeping Woman’ by Deborah Paredez. “There is so much horror these days, but there’s a long history of terror thrust into the lives of brown folks and a long history of women standing on the shore raging against it. The sonnet is the […]

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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 […]