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NWU Picnic a Breeze

Nineteen people attended the National Writers Union, New York Chapter’s annual picnic on Saturday, August 23, at Riverside Park in Manhattan. The ambiance was perfect. The Hudson River, shimmering blue like Apache jewelry, offered bountiful breeze, and the trees, limbs stretched out like tents and dressed in grand, garden-green, served as shade from the sun; […]

Poem: Cali Quake—whose fault is it?

Cali Quake—whose fault is it?   If an earthquake comes shocking, shaking, rattling and rolling Cali is it Yogi Bear, Hugo Pinell’s parting words?  It rained forty days and forty nights the week Bunchy was assassinated…   If an earthquake comes shocking, shaking, rattling and rolling Cali whose fault is it? Round up the usual […]

Poetry for All and All for Poetry

Story by Garret Buell Robinson, Poem by Raymond Nat Turner Now celebrating its fifth birthday, the New York City Poetry Festival continues to flourish. Thousands of people turned out for this year’s event, which was hosted by the National Writers Union, on Governor’s Island, where Guggenheim Fellow Nick Flynn and esteemed Poet and Educator Patricia […]