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War in Ukraine: a tattoo on my ventricle

in Poetry/Politics by
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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Wally opens our Cocktail Open Mic

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To get our Cocktail Open Mic series off to a good start on 2 Feb, Leipzig Opera mezzo soprano soloist Wallis Giunta will do something she doesn’t often get the chance to do: sing some country songs for us.

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Podcast: local fun & book to curl up with

in Literature/What's on by

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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Poem: “Elusive (the horizon)”

in Poetry by
Elusive is the horizon. (Public domain photo)

I cannot touch it, but in the wind.

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My whirl at Twilight Zone fan fiction

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Oh, if only I had a time machine. “The Soldier, the Maid and the Miss” – a short story written in loving tribute of my favorite series of all time, The Twilight Zone (1959-64).

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Heartfelt poetry for the Ausländeramt

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Behind foggy glasses they ask me if I want to bleib (stay) here for immer (always) / Immer is such a long dirty word

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