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Recommended Reading for National Poetry Month 2

This is the second in a series of recommended books to read for National Poetry Month by the editors of The Fox Chase Review and hosts of The Fox Chase Reading Series

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From g emil reutter

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Do Not Rise by Beth Bachmann

http://www.amazon.com/Not-Rise-Pitt-Poetry-Series/dp/0822963280

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Pomegranate, Sister of the Heart by Carlos Reyes

http://www.amazon.com/Pomegranate-Sister-Heart-Carlos-Reyes/dp/0983997527

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I Ate the Cosmos for Breakfast by Melissa Studdard

http://www.amazon.com/Ate-Cosmos-Breakfast-Melissa-Studdard/dp/0988944758/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1411651757&sr=1-1&keywords=i+ate+the+cosmos+for+breakfast+by+Melissa+Studdard

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City of Eternal Spring by Afaa Michael Weaver

http://www.amazon.com/City-Eternal-Spring-Pitt-Poetry/dp/0822963256/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1411581449&sr=1-1&keywords=city+of+eternal+spring+by+afaa+michael+weaver

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Church of the Adagio by Philip Dacey

http://www.amazon.com/Church-Adagio-Philip-Dacey/dp/0989705145

-g emil reutter lives and writes in the Fox Chase neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pa. He can be found at https://gereutter.wordpress.com/about/

Kuzma and Worrell at PII Gallery

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CATHERINE KUZMA 
& DAVE WORRELL

Close to Home

PII Gallery is pleased to present a show of paintings and poems by Catherine Kuzma and Dave Worrell, respectively. To Kuzma, painting is a meditative process, each painting a conversation, communion with a creative power documented in color and impressions. In her most recent series CLOSE TO HOME, she celebrates local landscapes and patches of nature that have survived suburban development in southern New Jersey.
When Dave Worrell first saw the paintings exhibited in CLOSE TO HOME, he felt drawn into a very familiar world. The poems that have emerged from Dave’s contemplation of Catherine’s paintings evoke a South Jersey landscape much impaired by human encroachment, yet still retaining isolated spots of beauty and tranquility: the yet-lingering consolations of the natural world through which flashes of the eternal shine through.
April 3 – 25
Special Reception will be held on April 1, from 6-9pm.
Opening reception on April 3, 6-9pm.

PII Gallery

242 Race Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Gallery Hours 
Thursday – Saturday 
12 – 6pm & special appointment

 

Red Dashboard Cruises into Ryerss

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8074652084_ca16faf524_oFollowing the last snow of the winter Red Dashboard cruised on into Ryerss Museum and Library for a featured reading. Writers Elizabeth Akin Stelling, Barry Gross, Marion Deutche Cohen, g emil reutter, Joshua Gray, Erin Locks and Laura Madeline Wiseman brought new life into the parlor of the museum. Open mic readers Keya Acharya, Steve Delia and Diane Sahms-Guarnieri delighted the crowd. You can view more photographs here: https://www.flickr.com/photos/12065560@N04/sets/72157629096910438/

 

Poetry News

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Free Mohammed al-Ajami

https://foxchasereview.wordpress.com/2015/01/01/free-mohammed-al-ajami-2/

PEN and Amnesty call for release of imprisoned poet Mohammed al-Ajami

http://www.todayszaman.com/anasayfa_pen-and-amnesty-call-for-release-of-imprisoned-poet-mohammed-al-ajami_373614.html

Poet Jane Hirshfield On How To Read Poetry And Restore ‘Amazement’

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/03/20/jane-hirshfield-poetry_n_6896864.html

Dante’s biggest fans? The ‘poet of popes’ and his legacy at the Vatican

http://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/dantes-biggest-fans-the-poet-of-popes-and-his-legacy-at-the-vatican-91019/

Poetic injustice: The plight of persecuted women poets

http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/poetic-injustice-plight-persecuted-women-poets-1492874

The poet Nikki Giovanni talks about sea turtles and space travel

http://www.latimes.com/local/california/la-me-banks-nikki-giovanni-20150317-column.html

The poet as ‘strategic’ ironist

http://fortnightlyreview.co.uk/2015/03/poetry-stylistic-irony/

World Poetry Day 2015

http://www.thehindu.com/features/metroplus/world-poetry-day-2015/article7015417.ece

Poetry of Sorrow and Hope

http://www.counterpunch.org/2015/03/19/poetry-of-sorrow-and-hope/

 

Red Dashboard in Fox Chase March 21st

red dashboard pressSaturday – March 21st @ 1 p.m The Fox Chase Reading Series presents the poets and writers of Red Dashboard Press. Open Mic will follow.  The reading will be held in the 2nd Floor Gallery of Ryerss Museum and Library, 7370 Central Avenue, Philadelphia, Pa. 19111. Ryerss sits atop the hill at Burholme Park. More information here: https://foxchasereview.wordpress.com/2015/03/01/march-21st-the-fox-chase-reading-series-presents-red-dashboard-press/

Lee Varon in the Winter 2015 Edition of The Fox Chase Review

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Millionaires Son Shot by Lee Varon in The Fox Chase Review http://www.thefoxchasereview.org/w15lvaron.html

Phil Linz in the Winter 2015 Edition of The Fox Chase Review

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The poem, Who’s Got It Better Than Us? By Phil Linz in The Fox Chase Review http://www.thefoxchasereview.org/w15plinz.html