If we want to fix the problem of unarmed black men being shot by police, we must do more than fight racism. There are racists police. There are racist people in every profession. Police officers have to deal with things on a daily basis that almost all of us could not deal with. They do … Continue reading The Brutality of Being a Cop
I enjoyed and recommend Clay Mathews’ Pretty Rooster chapbook!
Join us on February 26 at 2PM at Bar Marley for the February installation of the Sundress Reading Series!
Featured readings will include:
Andrea England is the author of two chapbooks, INVENTORY OF A FIELD (Finishing Line Press) and OTHER GEOGRAPHIES (Creative Justice Press). She has been a finalist for Four Way Books Levis Prize and Intro Prize, and has been awarded residencies from the Vermont Studio Center and SAFTA. Currently she lives and works between Kalamazoo and Manistee Michigan, where she works as an adjunct and serves as a board member to the non-profit organization, Friends of Poetry. More information about Andrea England and her poetry can be found at andreajengland.com.
Minadora Macheret is a graduate student at Kansas State University, where she received the Graduate Poetry Award and Seaton Fellowship. Her poems received the Isabel Sparks’ Poetry Prize. Her work is forthcoming from The Deaf Poets…
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I do not understand how fundamentalists do not see how they filter the Bible. They look for the tidbits that they want. They say the Bible is to be believed and not interpreted. However, when you show them passages that is contrary to their believes, they interpreted them. For example, there are passages that support … Continue reading Abortions
Faced with a big repair bill for my daughters car, I was doing a lot of self-pitying. Instead of fixing that car, I wanted to spend the money on my classic car- my savings for it is what will end up paying for the car or having some furniture that is not a hand-me-down. Something … Continue reading The Bill of Life
Sex is not something you can’t live without, but it is a strong drive. There is not something analogous to it because our species need it to survive and thrive. There is judgment in prolifer’s zealousness to end abortion. No, they would not be for it, but if it was not making the beast with … Continue reading Abortion from Hugs
A few post ago I talked about switching gears without actually switching gears. I have a lot to say. I like thinking about it and laying something out. The problem is we do not change each others minds. We invigorate like-minded people and opposite minded people and keep them apart with arguments. So then what … Continue reading Switching Gears- For real this time
In Upper New York Bay stands the colossal statue of Liberty, a universal symbol of freedom. It is also the Mother of immigrants, embodying hope and opportunity for those seeking a better life in America. It stirs the desire for liberty in people all over the world. It represents the United States itself. However…Last week, […] … Continue reading The Statute of Liberty
Can Trump be what we hope for? I don’t think so. But here is one reason rolling around in my head. We hate career politicians because they say whatever they need to to get elected. Trump is the same way- just more awkwardly so that we think he is sincere- he is actually just more … Continue reading Hope and Spare Change
Changing Gears I have to stop speaking, tweeting, and writing about politics. I must switch gears. Yes, at the same time, I must keep working to stop what I feel is the wrong direction, but I have to step away from this conflict. Will Trump be the solution to our government? First that is misleading. … Continue reading Changing Gears (Fail)
Republicans are not wrong. We have a problem with our government. Corporations have a stranglehold on our country Politicians have to get into bed with too many people and are beholding to too many special interest groups. It is disgusting/ Many, (the ones who swung the votes his way),I think, saw Trump as a way … Continue reading Republicans Are Right