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Michele Madigan Somerville

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Elegy for Paul Violi & After “Abundance” In Fra Paolo’s great picture “Canal Street,” everything’s half off. Nothing’s quite right, the gutters have been purged of vagabond whizz, cigarette butts and squid viscera all power- washed away by civil currents … Continue reading

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National Poetry Month – 30 for 30

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April not only brings showers, blossoms and warm weather, it is also National Poetry Month, a month devoted to the vibrant voices who make up the poetry community, who toil in the nuts and bolts of language and who produce … Continue reading

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My Confession (a poem to the NSA)

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My Confession “Bless me father, for I have sinned…” Don’t bother culling through my life. You see, my telephone calls are quite mundane. My emails consist of routine requests, everyday replies and endless bytes of spam, spoofing and phishing events. … Continue reading

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Reading from the Writer’s Center

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On Sunday, February 3, we had a reading from Before  There Is Nowhere to Stand, an anthology related to the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. Poets included Judy Kronenfeld, Rick Black, Bonnie Morris, Sam Hamod (who could not make it) and myself. I … Continue reading

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