Poems – Joop Bersee

Queueing up In a queue outside the museum, covered by our century, waiting to see what he saw with his brushes. Once inside, a flood of people block my view, sand in his eyes. The paintings are frozen solid on

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by Anna Varney-Wong   The sweet melancholy Whispers from distant childhood as I walk in the soft rain. Beautiful pristine Cape Town You are in fact built on the grave yard of forced removals. One can feel the vacancy in

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A Silver

by Alexander Smith   There is a silver that glides Across the heads of bushes And hides beneath each leaf. The silver which dances in The belly of the wave, Illuminates the bald skulls of the wise. Each shade greater

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PEN American Center and Israeli Government

Join over 135 notable writers and intellectuals and ask the PEN American Center to not partner with the Israeli Government. SIGN THE LETTER at https://adalahny.org/ PEN American Center, which describes itself as “the US branch of the world’s leading international

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Poems by Natalie Railoun

Summer 16 grapes cut from their vein slaughtered heap of vine smells of earth of silkworms and mulberry leaves the purple splatter of summer fruits on childhood happiness   a haiku Just after midnight a toad swims across the moon

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