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  • POETRY Reading: DIVINE COMEDY, by Ron...

    Performed by Val Cole

    POEM:

    Let’s take a walk
    You said.
    Okay, I said.
    And here we are
    High above the East River
    On a pedestrian walkway
    On the Triboro Bridge
    Hiking from Astoria
    To Randall’s Island
    As rush-hour traffic
    Streams by.
    I hate my life
    You say.
    And I know
    You’re not joking.
    I wonde...

  • POETRY Reading: ARBOREALITY, by Marti...

    Performed by Val Cole

    POEM:

    Standing in Line. Eyes front.
    No acknowledgment. Robotic recruits
    Uniforms pressed. Knife-edge creases.
    Summer sunshine. Corona causation.
    Shoes shone. Reflective leather. Bows tied.
    Tarsal protection. Cobbled, with a mirror image.

    No one speaks. Wordless. Mute.
    P...

  • POETRY Reading: THE CLEARING, by Jani...

    Performed by Val Cole

    POEM:

    There was a special place at the end of the orchard, where a small clearing with a clump of young trees, hovered just above the creek. The child loved to come here. She loved the joy she felt when she saw the sun filtering through the wattle trees, the green mosses...