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Poetry Reading

Last Sunday evening, July 27th, I participated in a poetry reading, my first in many years, at Chico Grace Brethren Church. Poetry readings and churches aren’t often mentioned in the same sentence, but anything can happen.  Many thanks to my … Continue reading

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Satchmo

by Christopher Raley, who owes a debt of gratitude to Ray Ferrer for his portrait of Louis Armstrong which inspired this poem.  He got the eyes exactly right—not the eyes of a camera pose (though there are shades of that), … Continue reading

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