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“Krämerbrücke” – the first poem auf Deutsch on this blog

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Heiner Horlitz‘s poem takes me back to moments when a certain memory of a loved one – through an object or place associated with them – was so vivid that I almost had the feeling that the person was there and I could touch them, although they’d been long gone. This makes such an ability…

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Kevin and millennial love and sex

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I met Kevin Dublin when he was 22 and I was a little bit older, I think at some university poetry event he’d invited me to in Wilmington, N.C. Me, practically still a rookie reporter but already on the verge of a burnout, a caustic combination of neurotic and hard-partying, running a newspaper-hosted poetry blog…

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Cordoba-inspired travel poetry

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Travel guide, poetry, prose, inspired by Cordoba. http://leipglo.com

Journey through Córdoba, Spain – an ancient city that has stayed close to his heart in its hybridity, faded glory and simple pleasures.

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“The Emperor’s Bridge”

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So it’s April Fools Day. I was thinking what to post today; preferably something silly and comical, no? Perhaps some e-cards, but they’re all over the Internet anyway. And I’m not in the mood to play along. Not finding any kinds of lies or joking lies or jokes about lies funny at the moment, as you…

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Random poetry I wrote on my phone

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They usually come to me in dark but hopeful days. I just open up an app on my phone and write them while lying in bed or hanging out somewhere in Leipzig. Don’t expect a masterpiece or anything. Here are two. For Leipzig you didn’t judge her when she came back to you tail between…

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Viola: A brave mother’s last seconds of life

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The following poem, ‘Leroy and Viola,’ was written after I read a newspaper article about a white woman named Viola Gregg Liuzzo, who sacrificed her life for the American Civil Rights movement, and her companion on that fateful day, African American freedom fighter, Leroy Moton. I had the honor and privilege of speaking with Mr.…

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