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Poem: “The ideal bench” as metaphor

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"The ideal bench." (Photo: Lito Seizani)

What’s your “ideal bench”?

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War in Ukraine: a tattoo on my ventricle

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Cover shot: Olena Zadorozhna. (Photo courtesy of O. Zadorozhna)

“I wanted to change the political situation with the infinitesimal fraction of my own participation, so I joined the Ukrainian volunteer movement. At the front line, I found friends and kindred spirits. My feelings for them poured into poetry.”

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Podcast: local fun & book to curl up with

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This December, you might be looking for a different story. This is what our last podcast for 2017 tries go give you.

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“Guiding Proust through my childhood”

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My poem is inspired by French novelist Marcel Proust and my childhood in Greece. (Photo: public domain)

So Proust takes me into his crystal ball of the past / Or is it a magnifying glass?

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Finding meaning and magic in the mundane

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Emily in good old milky times. (Photo by Samantha Lacey)

There are stories and poems everywhere, and in everything.

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Slamming it in Gohlis with Café homeLE

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Longing for cake and applause? Maike invites you to come over and show off your Fernweh poetry chops.

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