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#FergusonOctober

The revolution is now. Drums beating People marching Youth leading Mike Brown means we gotta fight back Elders talk Young folks walk Occupy Defy Never give up the fight “Wade in the Water” demands to be heard Heavens open God … Continue reading

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Caryl Carousel

Preparing for the Journey

The following poem was written by Caryl Westerberg as she prepared for the Mosaic of Peace Conference of the Presbyterian Peacemaking Program during which more than 100 Presbyterians traveled to Israel/Palestine to listen people – Jewish, Christian, and Muslim; Israeli … Continue reading

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Emily Rose Proctor Carousel

Revelation in Davidson

A response to the following news story. It was late, when she turned onto Caldwell, wondering if the kids were in bed yet, if her husband had remembered to take out the recycling. She was ticking through e-mails still unanswered, … Continue reading

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Stephanie Carousel

Imagine the Angels of Bread

A poem by Martín Espada This is the year that those who swim the border’s undertow and shiver in boxcars are greeted with trumpets and drums at the first railroad crossing on the other side; this is the year that … Continue reading

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