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SpeakEasy 27: the audience responds

SpeakEasy 27: A Spiritual Thread engaged five poets in what turned out to be a nine-month poetic conversation. The resulting series of linked poems was presented in five Zoom readings. To complete SpeakEasy 27, audience members were invited to submit … Continue reading

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SpeakEasy 27 update

Thank you to the poets, Dayna Patterson, Susan Alexander, Luther Allen, Jennifer Bullis, and Bruce Beasley, for a series of thought-provoking poems, and thank you to the poetry audience who showed up for the five Zoom readings. The video recordings … Continue reading

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SpeakEasy 27, Round 5

The fifth round of SpeakEasy 27: A Spiritual Thread will be held on Saturday, February 27, 2021, at 7:00pm Pacific, as poets Dayna Patterson, Susan Alexander, Luther Allen, Jennifer Bullis, and Bruce Beasley share their linked explorations. The poets’ bios … Continue reading

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SpeakEasy 27…Round 4

Round 4 of SpeakEasy 27: A Spiritual Thread will be Zooming your way at 7:00pm Pacific on Saturday, February 6, 2021. Please join Dayna Patterson, Susan Alexander, Luther Allen, Jennifer Bullis, and Bruce Beasley for this next-to-last round of linked … Continue reading

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SpeakEasy 27…Round 3

Please join us on Saturday, January 16, 2021, at 7:00pm Pacific, for the third round of poems from SpeakEasy 27: A Spiritual Thread. As with Rounds 1 and 2, Susan Alexander, Luther Allen, Bruce Beasley, Jennifer Bullis, and Dayna Patterson … Continue reading

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SpeakEasy 27….round 2

Please join us on Saturday, December 12, 2020, at 7:00pm Pacific, for the second round of poems from SpeakEasy 27: A Spiritual Thread. As with Round 1, Susan Alexander, Luther Allen, Bruce Beasley, Jennifer Bullis, and Dayna Patterson will each … Continue reading

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SpeakEasy 27: A Spiritual Thread

Almost a year ago we started a linked poem project with five poets — Susan Alexander, Bruce Beasley, Jennifer Bullis, Dayna Patterson, and myself (Luther Allen). Several years ago we did a similar SpeakEasy with a different set of poets … Continue reading

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March 30*

in the long run (i don’t care what the biometricians, the chaos theorists, the columnists, the politicians, the corporate industrialists, and all the rest of them funny off-islanders say) we are all one *Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem … Continue reading

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September 3*

a wiggling network, a web of humming strings supported, fed and controlled, by breath, touch, energy.           presence. “infused dynamic balance” it is all about movement, change, transformation (nothing, nothing is static)                               some in less than an instant                               some in billions … Continue reading

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August 31*

the vast coherency is larger than thought larger than this island larger than this universe. but held, centered on each piece of grit on the beach each wisp of wind, each droplet of dew, each leaf, each breath. but to … Continue reading

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