Chapin City Blues

Writing is writing whether done for duty, profit, or fun.

I never had the opportunity to meet Ire’ne Lara Silva in person, but her poetry is wonderful. Her words carry so much weight, heavy with her message. I have chosen this poem – “You Love A River” – because it seems that the area has been receiving extra attention these last months. National news, of …

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“The Hill We Climb” by Amanda Gorman “Fight for Love” by Andrea Gibson “To Elsie” by William Carlos Williams “A Life of Errands” by Leonard Cohen “American Arithmetic” by Natalie Diaz “In the Event of My Demise” by Tupac Amaru Shakur “Love Calls Us to the Things of This World” by Richard Wilbur “Grief Calls …

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