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2021 Massachusetts Poetry Festival - Shared screen with speaker view
C D Collins
36:54
Shawnee Cherokee Wyandot Kentucky
DeMisty (Volunteer) (She ♀)
37:02
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Jo Pitkin
37:21
Sending greetings from the Hudson Valley in New York.
DeMisty (Volunteer) (She ♀)
37:39
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Jennifer Barber (she/hers)
37:47
Hello!
C D Collins
37:59
Hi Jenny!
C D Collins
38:10
Hi FRED!
Jennifer Franklin
39:28
Hi, Everyone. SO good to be here.
DeMisty (Volunteer) (She ♀)
40:38
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Jennifer Franklin
41:54
Love the: Existential humility.
DeMisty (Volunteer) (She ♀)
44:47
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Kristy Gledhill
47:57
“some riddle in the roots…” something about drinking from stones. So nice…
Kara Provost (she/her)
50:14
Such a beautiful & meditative poem!
L. Renée
50:29
Beautiful, beautiful.
Jennifer Franklin
50:44
I love repot “from a cottage” so much! What an amazing reading
Ann Bookman
52:03
So beautiful, Fred! “We have with in us all we will ever need.” Amen.
Nina Lewis
52:10
Wonderful.
Andrea Kielpinski Sadler
52:10
wonderful, thank you Fred
Jennifer Clarvoe
52:18
Thank you, Fred!
DeMisty (Volunteer) (She ♀)
52:19
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Marlo Pedroso
52:20
Lovely poems, lovely reading!
Emily Blackwelder (she/her)
52:21
thank you Fred!
Joseph Bova (he/him)
52:23
such a wonderful reading!
Kristy Gledhill
52:37
It’s early here in WA and THAT was totally worth getting myself ready for. :) Thank you.
Ruby Poltorak on Npmuc and Massachusett land
52:41
Thank you, Fred, so soulful a reading! <3
DeMisty (Volunteer) (She ♀)
52:47
Such a great reading, Fred.
Theodora Stratis
53:08
Lovely reading. Just beautiful. Thank you!
Kara Provost (she/her)
56:08
Wow—powerful poem!
L. Renée
56:15
Woo!
Kristy Gledhill
56:26
Nice! Thank you.
DeMisty (Volunteer) (She ♀)
59:28
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Kristy Gledhill
59:41
The black sky can do nothing for its black brother… ominous. Enjoyed the black into blue imagery. Very heavy
Robbie Gamble
01:00:05
What an extraordinary persona poem!
L. Renée
01:00:07
Tell it!
STORM just
01:00:52
Nice strong imagery. Well told.
Kawtar Karmouni (she/her)-Volunteer
01:01:13
Really great images! Beautiful!!
Susan Pizzolato
01:01:32
Myronn— poems so strong — and that wonderful painting!
Deborah Leipziger (She, Her)
01:02:02
Stunning!
Ruby Poltorak on Npmuc and Massachusett land
01:02:04
Lovely and strong. What a combination!
Emily Blackwelder (she/her)
01:03:30
Beautiful work!
Valerie Peralta
01:03:38
So moving, thank you Myronn!
Judith Partelow
01:03:40
Applause!!
Jennifer Clarvoe
01:03:41
Such moving, vivid poems, Myronn. Thank you!
Joseph Bova (he/him)
01:03:41
absolutely beautiful!!!
Jennifer Franklin
01:03:41
Powerful poems & gorgeous reading!
DeMisty (Volunteer) (She ♀)
01:03:48
All of these, Myronn, wonderful work.
L. Renée
01:03:53
Lovely! Thank you!
DeMisty (Volunteer) (She ♀)
01:03:56
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Emily Blackwelder (she/her)
01:04:08
I had so much fun but I have to go! Great job Fred and Myronn :)
Ruby Poltorak on Npmuc and Massachusett land
01:05:10
wow
Ruby Poltorak on Npmuc and Massachusett land
01:07:00
with perfect autority
Deborah Leipziger (She, Her)
01:09:00
"The lake cradling my limbs"... beautiful
C D Collins
01:10:51
YES
C D Collins
01:10:55
Let them regret
Jennifer Franklin
01:10:56
This flood poem !!! So powerful, Jenny!
DeMisty (Volunteer) (She ♀)
01:10:59
That last line!
Deborah Leipziger (She, Her)
01:11:01
"How are we to live in a house of bereavement"
Kawtar Karmouni (she/her)-Volunteer
01:11:07
So powerful!
Jennifer Clarvoe
01:11:13
“As for us, how are we to live in the house of bereavement?” yes
L. Renée
01:11:15
“How are we to live in a house of bereavement?” Yes!
Ann Bookman
01:11:42
“How are we to live in a house of bereavement?” Such a powerful question. Thank you for guiding us on the journey.
Ruby Poltorak on Npmuc and Massachusett land
01:13:37
carry a flashlight - that last line!
Jennifer Franklin
01:13:40
I love this ox!!!
Judith Partelow
01:14:07
Thank you, Jennifer!!!
Joseph Bova (he/him)
01:14:10
such a beautiful reading!
L. Renée
01:14:10
Evocative! Thank you so much!
DeMisty (Volunteer) (She ♀)
01:14:12
Beyond beautiful!
Andrea Kielpinski Sadler
01:14:12
thank you Jennifer
Shei Sanchez
01:14:13
reminds me of my goats
Jennifer Franklin
01:14:21
So good!!!! That ox & Fred’s sheep!
Emily Newburger
01:14:22
Thank you, Poets. You all dazzle me!
Shei Sanchez
01:14:23
thank you, very inspiring
Ruby Poltorak on Npmuc and Massachusett land
01:14:35
Thank you, Jennifer!
Susan Jo Russell
01:14:35
What a terrific reading—thanks so much to all of you!
Carla - carlapoet.com
01:14:57
Thank you Deborah, Fred, Jennifer, and Myron. This has been the best reading I have attended so far of the festival.
Margot Suydam
01:15:47
Wonderful reading! Thank you!
Rohit Trivedi
01:16:28
Wow so well read and selected !!! Loved the reading
Amy Choudhury Martin
01:16:58
Great job everyone!!
Myronn Hardy (he/him)
01:17:22
Thank you all. It has been a pleasure.
Ann Bookman
01:17:56
Such a powerful session. Thank you to all the poets! Let us all wear a cloak of “existential humility” as we write.
Melissa Silva
01:18:20
Wonderful! All of this. The poems, the coordination. Thank you. The most important issue of our time
Rohit Trivedi
01:19:48
Wow
Rohit Trivedi
01:20:07
loved the poems
DeMisty (Volunteer) (She ♀)
01:20:19
I wish I could have great poems read to me every Saturday morning. What a wonderful way to start the day!
Robbie Gamble
01:20:24
This sessions has been so necessary, so grounding!
Nina Lewis
01:20:29
Wonderful readings.
Joseph Bova (he/him)
01:20:39
this has been such a lovely event
DeMisty (Volunteer) (She ♀)
01:20:50
Thank you for attending Ecopoetry: Words in Balance!Mass Poetry Social Media:Facebook: facebook.com/masspoetryInstagram: @masspoetryTwitter: @masspoetryYouTube: youtube.com/masspoetrychannelMailing List Sign-Up:https://masspoetry.org/contactusDonate to Mass Poetry:https://festival.masspoetry.org/support-us/donate/Massachusetts Poetry Festival:https://festival.masspoetry.org--SocialsFred Marchant:Website: https://fredmarchant.com/Deborah Leipziger:Website: https://flowermap.net/Myroon Hardy:Poetry book: https://press.princeton.edu/books/hardcover/9780691177090/radioactive-starlingsWebsite: www.myronnhardy.com
Robbie Gamble
01:20:56
Soul-Lit is wonderful!
Kristy Gledhill
01:21:01
I love how each you took such different and varied approaches to eco poetry… very illuminating and inspiring
L. Renée
01:21:16
Thank y’all for this lovely reading! My people are from Appalachia and there are so many stories of the land. One question: What is the last thing the land told you?
Evone’s iPhone
01:21:27
Thank you, this was amazing!👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾
Janet MacFadyen
01:21:34
This has been a wonderful event. I’m grateful to learn about all of you!
Cindy
01:21:59
thank you all. So many wonderful poem. Each one moved me differently
Leena
01:22:08
What is the link to soul lit poetry?
Lynn (they/them)
01:22:10
This has been an inspiring reading session. Thank you
Chandra Bales
01:22:11
Thank you, Deborah, Fred, Myronn, Jennifer, and Staff--for the session, thoughts, and gorgeous poetry.
Kawtar Karmouni (she/her)-Volunteer
01:22:24
We will be having a short q & a with the speakers!
David Miller
01:22:25
Question: Deborah, you said that a poem can be an ecosystem. Could you say more about that?
Kristy Gledhill
01:23:20
And that’s what’s so nice about eco poetry, right? It’s how a poet feels the place, feels the nature of a place, and either talking about climate issues and how we exist within in more directly as Myronn did or through the eyes of a squirrel or bat, for example, as Fred did.
DeMisty (Volunteer) (She ♀)
01:23:28
Thank you for attending Ecopoetry: Words in Balance!Mass Poetry Social Media:Facebook: facebook.com/masspoetryInstagram: @masspoetryTwitter: @masspoetryYouTube: youtube.com/masspoetrychannelMailing List Sign-Up:https://masspoetry.org/contactusDonate to Mass Poetry:https://festival.masspoetry.org/support-us/donate/Massachusetts Poetry Festival:https://festival.masspoetry.org--SocialsFred Marchant:Website: https://fredmarchant.com/Deborah Leipziger:Website: https://flowermap.net/Myroon Hardy:Poetry book: https://press.princeton.edu/books/hardcover/9780691177090/radioactive-starlingsWebsite: www.myronnhardy.com
Robbie Gamble
01:23:35
http://www.soul-lit.com/
Deborah Leipziger (She, Her)
01:23:58
https://www.climaterealityproject.org/
Leena
01:23:58
Thank you!
Judith Partelow
01:25:31
And wonderful poetry readings are a great inspiration!
Jennifer Franklin
01:25:57
Question: Fred spoke about existential humility. Do the others have any thoughts to add to that?
DeMisty (Volunteer) (She ♀)
01:28:19
Thank you for attending Ecopoetry: Words in Balance!Mass Poetry Social Media:Facebook: facebook.com/masspoetryInstagram: @masspoetryTwitter: @masspoetryYouTube: youtube.com/masspoetrychannelMailing List Sign-Up:https://masspoetry.org/contactusDonate to Mass Poetry:https://festival.masspoetry.org/support-us/donate/Massachusetts Poetry Festival:https://festival.masspoetry.org--SocialsFred Marchant:Website: https://fredmarchant.com/Deborah Leipziger:Website: https://flowermap.net/Myroon Hardy:Poetry book: https://press.princeton.edu/books/hardcover/9780691177090/radioactive-starlingsWebsite: www.myronnhardy.com
DeMisty (Volunteer) (She ♀)
01:28:49
We have an open mic about Poetry & Ice Cream at 6pm EDT today! Here is the link: https://sched.co/iVoj
Cindy
01:29:11
I am sorry for your loss
C D Collins
01:30:13
Thank you Cindy. Someone said that Francesca had ears like sea shells and eyes like sea glass
David Miller
01:32:03
Thank you for grappling with the ecosystem question :-).
DeMisty (Volunteer) (She ♀)
01:33:37
Thank you for attending Ecopoetry: Words in Balance!Mass Poetry Social Media:Facebook: facebook.com/masspoetryInstagram: @masspoetryTwitter: @masspoetryYouTube: youtube.com/masspoetrychannelMailing List Sign-Up:https://masspoetry.org/contactusDonate to Mass Poetry:https://festival.masspoetry.org/support-us/donate/Massachusetts Poetry Festival:https://festival.masspoetry.org--SocialsFred Marchant:Website: https://fredmarchant.com/Deborah Leipziger:Website: https://flowermap.net/Myroon Hardy:Poetry book: https://press.princeton.edu/books/hardcover/9780691177090/radioactive-starlingsWebsite: www.myronnhardy.comWe have an open mic about Poetry & Ice Cream at 6pm EDT today! Here is the link: https://sched.co/iVoj
Kristy Gledhill
01:34:37
… ingest the poison and make a salve out of it… I feel that
DeMisty (Volunteer) (She ♀)
01:35:13
Thank you for attending Ecopoetry: Words in Balance!Mass Poetry Social Media:Facebook: facebook.com/masspoetryInstagram: @masspoetryTwitter: @masspoetryYouTube: youtube.com/masspoetrychannelMailing List Sign-Up:https://masspoetry.org/contactusDonate to Mass Poetry:https://festival.masspoetry.org/support-us/donate/Massachusetts Poetry Festival:https://festival.masspoetry.org--SocialsFred Marchant:Website: https://fredmarchant.com/Deborah Leipziger:Website: https://flowermap.net/Myroon Hardy:Poetry book: https://press.princeton.edu/books/hardcover/9780691177090/radioactive-starlingsWebsite: www.myronnhardy.comWe have an open mic about Poetry & Ice Cream at 6pm EDT today! Here is the link: https://sched.co/iVoj
Cindy
01:35:14
How precious. Francesca is so beautiful. When my daughter was born her ears looked like sea shells.
Cindy
01:35:43
I like that...Thanks you great answers
Kristy Gledhill
01:35:52
You all have been wonderful. Thanks for welcoming me into a foggy Saturday morning. :)
David Miller
01:35:59
Thank you, everyone!
Jennifer Clarvoe
01:36:05
Thank you all!
DeMisty (Volunteer) (She ♀)
01:36:16
Thank you for attending Ecopoetry: Words in Balance!Mass Poetry Social Media:Facebook: facebook.com/masspoetryInstagram: @masspoetryTwitter: @masspoetryYouTube: youtube.com/masspoetrychannelMailing List Sign-Up:https://masspoetry.org/contactusDonate to Mass Poetry:https://festival.masspoetry.org/support-us/donate/Massachusetts Poetry Festival:https://festival.masspoetry.org--SocialsFred Marchant:Website: https://fredmarchant.com/Deborah Leipziger:Website: https://flowermap.net/Myroon Hardy:Poetry book: https://press.princeton.edu/books/hardcover/9780691177090/radioactive-starlingsWebsite: www.myronnhardy.comWe have an open mic about Poetry & Ice Cream at 6pm EDT today! Here is the link: https://sched.co/iVoj
Leena
01:36:19
Thank you!
Laurie Rosen
01:37:13
Thank you!!
L. Renée
01:37:23
Thanks!