Category Archives: Advisory Panel Contributors

Tree, by Azfar Ali Rizvi

Tree By Azfar Ali Rizvi Among other things that almost all children universally share, is a tree. It could be the one in the backyard of our oldest house. The tree you played around. It could be the one you … Continue reading

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Purse String Stagecraft, By David Scott Pointer

   Purse String Stagecraft By David Scott Pointer   Flesh-eating economic system innards, rolling over community blood pressure apparatus, attached to intergenerational empty wallets attached to local and international poverty attached to invisible, intertwined groups with similar, different interests systemically … Continue reading

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Poems from The Night I Heard Everything, by Mary Carroll-Hackett

  Poems from The Night I Heard Everything By Mary Carroll-Hackett   She Gave Her Meat and Milk to her children, for years, claiming to be a vegetarian, her portions of each meal steaming on their plates, any extra, carcass … Continue reading

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Poems from ROOTWORK, by Veronica Golos

Poems from ROOTWORK by Veronica Golos From The Lost Notebook, Mary Day Brown_________________   Elba, New York, late evening, December 6, 1859. five days after the hanging of my husband John Brown   This morning they began to arrive. First … Continue reading

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2015 Progress Report, by Carmel Mawle

2015 Writing for Peace Progress Report By Carmel Mawle, Founder and President One of the questions I am most frequently asked by fellow activists is, “How do you keep from getting burned out?” I always struggle a bit with this … Continue reading

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Staunching Wounds, By Richard Krawiec

  Staunching Wounds By Richard Krawiec   Recently I met with a group of women who had suffered terrible transgressions and losses in their lives from an early age. Deaths of loved ones, violent rape and abuse, humiliations by friends … Continue reading

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How to Become a Revolutionary Icon, By Lyla June Johnston

How to Become a Revolutionary Icon By Lyla June Johnston 1. Speak your truth aloud 2. Say it with love and humility 3. Ignore the thousands of people (including yourself) who will tell you that you’re unworthy of bringing this … Continue reading

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Writing for Peace, By Wang Ping

Writing for Peace By Wang Ping “Without poetry, how can we live?” said Confucius to his son, who whined about having to study and write poetry every day. Why do we write? What’s the need to write? What’s the meaning … Continue reading

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Shaking it, By Adriana Paramo

Shaking it By Adriana Paramo By the time I arrive at the ladies only gym where I’m supposed to do a Zumba® demonstration, a few of the women are already at the lobby waiting for me. It’s hard to communicate … Continue reading

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Beyond the Sea, by Vicki Lindner

Beyond the Sea An excerpt from Baby, It’s You,  a memoir By Vicki Lindner   Author’s Summary: “Beyond the Sea” is Chapter 17 of Baby, It’s You, my memoir-in-progress about love, race, and rebellion. This story of an ill-fated interracial … Continue reading

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