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Meeting the elusive Pam de Bahr

Last Saturday, Leipzig-based American artist Maeshelle West-Davies invited me to meet up with her on Eisenbahnstraße. She was touring the neighborhood as part of Leipzig Stadtteilexpeditionen, headed by Diana Wesser. In it, people join up in groups to go around and get to know the different communities in Leipzig, one at a time, talking to locals at stands and

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#Haiku of the day (April 2)

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Daily haiku: Jealousy – Twisted sense of care/ Roaches crawl across one’s head/ Raid and death of love

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#Haiku of the day (April 1)

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Daily haiku: Lies – It’s small things at first/ Then it grows out of control/ Bottomless abyss

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#Haiku of the day (March 31)

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Daily haiku: Fear – Bitter lines your throat/ Small daggers stab your stomach/ Chains hold back your fists

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My funnest open mic experience in Leipzig and the Pushkin-inspired poem I read

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This past Friday marked the first time in five years (since I moved to Europe) that I read one of my poems in public. It was at the open mic at Poniatowski, a very successful evening that stretched long after magnetic, dynamic emcees Jolanta and Kapuczino left the stage. A few of us stayed on

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#Haiku of the day (March 30)

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Daily haiku: Vodka – Beast in a bottle/ Transforms and obliterates/ Better stay away

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