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MASS POETRY FESTIVAL 2021 - Shared screen with speaker view
Volunteer Mary D'Alba - she/her
12:36
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MP Carver
15:53
hard poems are important poems
Volunteer Mary D'Alba - she/her
20:49
Perfectly illustrated those Tarot Cards
MP Carver
26:32
"green must be the color of grief or god" - so moving. I'm sorry to have to leave early, thank you all so much for your words <3
Volunteer Mary D'Alba - she/her
28:34
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Anita Mallinger
29:16
wonderful description and rhythm
Volunteer Host Lis Weiss Horowitz (she, her)
33:22
Heartbreaking and powerful!!
Amber
42:48
So intensely beautiful, emotional, and raw. Thank you all for your honesty and bravery in sharing.
christine
43:21
Sorry we don’t have the ability to unmute and applaud.The power of your words deserves a moment of silence and acknowledgement.
Anita Mallinger
43:34
what courage you have to live through and suffer theloss of these fine men, Sheryl and Julia
Carol Hymowitz
43:51
so beautiful and powerful. Great poetry as well as a witness to the opiod epidemic
loretta Watts
44:06
Devestating, and honoring, Julia. And brave. Thank you.
Volunteer Mary D'Alba - she/her
44:37
So much courage. Thank you for sharing your hearts.
Volunteer Mary D'Alba - she/her
44:52
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ltarino
46:28
Grief goes everywhere with us. . . it is like a suitcase
ltarino
47:34
What strong women to shine a light on this terrible epidemic
Anita Mallinger
50:12
how amazing to help us know what these lovely addicts are experiencing.
Anita Mallinger
51:34
Thank you for your bravery in sharing this pain.
Anita Mallinger
56:07
re-emergence and transformation, may those suffering souls (thechildren and the mothers) find this
Anita Mallinger
57:33
what are your book/
Roger Gottlieb
57:37
Staggering that out of such gieif such beautiful poetry can come.
rochelleruthchild
01:00:10
your grief and pain are so palpable; your poetry so eloquent and moving. thank you.
ltarino
01:00:24
Poetry is turning the addict into "real" people with families that love them. Reminding people that these "addicts" are
Rachael Wooten
01:00:46
intimate with themselves and others…..Thank you so very much. for what you offer us and the world…..
Volunteer Host Lis Weiss Horowitz (she, her)
01:03:31
MiriamGreenspan.com
Roger Gottlieb
01:03:40
Theheroinaddictsmother.com
Roger Gottlieb
01:03:46
miriamgreenspan.com
Claire Harrison
01:03:46
Miriam GreenspanJamaica Plain, MAWebsitehttps://miriamgreenspan.com/Miriam Greenspan is a psychotherapist and writer whose work includes the bestseller Healing Through the Dark Emotions, as well as numerous magazine essays of political/cultural commentary. The Heroin Addict’s Mother, (Atmosphere Press, 2021) a memoir that bears witness to the ravages of the opiate epidemic, is her first book of poetry. https://theheroinaddictsmother.com/
Roger Gottlieb
01:04:06
Book is The Heroin Addict's Mother, Atmosphere Press
Julia Paul (she/her/her's)
01:04:14
Julia Morris Paul on Facebook
Claire Harrison
01:04:15
Sheryl St. GermainSavannah, GeorgiaWebsitesheryl-stgermain.com/Contact MeFacebookon FacebookSheryl St. Germain has published six poetry books, three essay collections, and co-edited two anthologies. The Small Door of Your Death (poetry) explores the life and overdose death of her son, as does her latest collection of essays, Fifty Miles. sheryl-stgermain.com/https://www.facebook.com/sheryl.stgermain
Julia Paul (she/her/her's)
01:04:47
Staring down the Tracks - the Poetry Box
Claire Harrison
01:04:57
Julia PaulRiverwood Poetry Series, IncPres., Board of DirectorsHartford, ConnecticutWebsitehttps://riverwoodpoetry.orgJulia Paul is president of Riverwood Poetry Series, a longstanding reading series in Hartford, CT, and an elder law attorney. Her chapbook, Staring Down the Tracks, was published by The Poetry Box (2020), and her book, Shook, by Grayson Books (2018). Her poetry appears in numerous literary journals and anthologies.
Miriam Greenspan
01:05:29
websites: miriamgreenppan.com and theheroinaddictsmother.com email: greenspanm@aol.com
Volunteer Mary D'Alba - she/her
01:05:44
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Volunteer Mary D'Alba - she/her
01:05:45
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Richard Hoffman
01:05:56
Richard Hoffman is the author of seven books, including the memoirs Half the House and Love & Fury, the story collection Interference and Other Stories, and four books of poems: Without Paradise; Gold Star Road, which won the 2006 Barrow Street Press Poetry Prize and the New England Poetry Club's Sheila Motton Book Award; Emblem; and Noon until Night, winner of the 2018 Massachusetts Book Award for poetry. He is nonfiction editor of Solstice: A Magazine of Diverse Voices.
Richard Hoffman
01:06:12
Sorry! wrong paste.
Richard Hoffman
01:06:30
Gabor Mate’: In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts
Claire Harrison
01:06:51
can’t save the chat for some reason.
Sheryl St.Germain (she/her)
01:06:51
that’s it
Volunteer Mary D'Alba - she/her
01:07:47
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Sheryl St.Germain (she/her)
01:08:07
http://sheryl-stgermain.com/
Sheryl St.Germain (she/her)
01:08:45
http://www.wordswithoutwalls.com/
Richard Hoffman
01:09:11
Thank you thank you thank you
Volunteer Host Lis Weiss Horowitz (she, her)
01:09:36
Amazing readers! My heart is broken for all mothers who are in pain.
Ginny
01:09:40
Thank you to the poets for opening your hearts to us.
C D Collins
01:09:43
Thank you with my whole heart.