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Remembering Carol Herbin

I recently lost my good friend Carol Herbin to a tragic housefire. After starting as a participant, Carol was a longtime volunteer vocal coach at the Monday Night music program I run at the...

Exquisite Corps(e)

Exquisite Corpse was a game played by the surrealists, in which they collaborated on a story or artwork. Each person would contribute a piece, usually based on just a tiny fragment of what came...

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When They Go Low…

Even though there are clearly dark days for America ahead, I’m encouraged that there are people standing up for peace, unity, non-violence and a cultured and civil society. I’ll be collecting examples here, and...

Beneath slick sheets

Another beautiful poem by poet Ellie Hastings, also known as “inspiration” untitled by Ellie Hastings Beneath slick sheets his bones have begun to fray. Deep lies decay, thick as kudzu, the foreign seed that...

The End of Racism and Sexism

Retrieved from Googlepedia May 5th, 2042 When Donald J. Trump was elected, 26 years ago, even his most ardent supporters didn’t anticipate the dawn of a new, post-racist, post-sexist society. After all, in electing...