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The treasures of Leipzig’s small book shops

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Any book you want, and with a smile.

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Poem: The tale of Rosie and Sally

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Magnetic, she knew how to make one feel special.

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Poem: Baras’s “The Sorrows of the Dockyard”

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Baras poetry: Here Lito Seizani, who is originally from Greece, pays homage and opens us a window into the Greek poet's characteristic work, with her translation of one of his ship-related pieces. http://leipglo.com

Perhaps she was falling asleep in hope/Of escaping the evening boredom of the docks

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Poem: “Rio gets the Olympics”

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Instead of talking about fears over the Rio Olympics, we visit a poem I wrote full of joy and pride in my gorgeous, trouble-ridden hometown being made host. http://leipglo.com

The announcement that Rio de Janeiro would host the 2016 Olympics represented a happier, more hopeful time than the actual games in this difficult period for the city and Brazil – I’d like to remember it here.

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Poem: Ground Zero

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Loss teaches you so many things. It puts you right at "ground zero." Having to let go of someone you used to love, or still love. Having to make yourself hope for something better, for you and also for them, without really knowing what's in store. It's a matter of survival. Poem at http://leipglo.com.

So often we see ourselves having to simply take that leap of faith – believing that lush summer must be somewhere down the stark road we’ve chosen to take, or been forced to take. It’s a matter of survival.

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