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Cleaning for Passover – Or Why My Mother is Not Turning Over in Her Grave

A number of years ago I found myself cleaning like a madwoman right around this time of year. I didn’t realize why I felt that compulsion. It wasn’t just “Spring Cleaning” – it was coming from an inner drive propelled by some unspoken force. Continue reading

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As Lovely As Rain

Sweet sound

each gentle droplet
A snowflake’s dream
and destiny Continue reading

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“It’s never too late to become what you might have been.” – George Eliot

I want to ride horses, naked
muscled arms drawing back handmade bow
shooting arrows like an Amazon
jumping, flipping into the air
spinning off my proud prancing white stallion
Landing on my feet like a cat
ready, in graceful karate stance
Fighting the demons Continue reading

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Suicide

Furious at my parents and filled with self-loathing due to internalized homophobia, I grabbed a huge black-handled dagger that my mother kept in the kitchen drawer, and headed back down to the basement. I kneeled on the floor weeping, with the sharp tip of the silver blade pointed into my belly. Continue reading

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Tree Sculptor Judith Z. Miller Presents: Unique Tree Branch Percussive Instrument-Making Workshop – July 23rd – Park Slope Brooklyn – CANCELLED DUE TO HEAT WAVE

CANCELLED DUE TO HEAT WAVE – WILL RESCHEDULE SOON. In a culture where we BUY everything, it’s a radical and fulfilling shift to create with our own hands. Come – join me in our lush and beautiful St. Mark/Warren Street Community garden to make your own musical percussive shaker out of a TREE BRANCH/found materials and objects that are precious to you.
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Grammy Culture War – Calling for NARAS Resignations & Boycotts!

May 22nd’s press conference at the Nuyorican Poets Café in NYC was energized by the presence of some of the world’s greatest musicians. Accusations of cultural genocide, ignorance, greed – and a plea to save the Grammy’s from itself – specifically, by recanting the recent action of the NARAS Board to eliminate 31 Grammy categories.

The eliminated categories include not only Latin Jazz, Native American, Zydeco and Polka – but approximately one third of American music. The panelists perceived the decision by NARAS to be racist, destructive, divisive and shortsighted. Continue reading

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Essensuality: An Evening of Erotic Expression Saturday, March 19 · 8:00pm – 11:00pm

Anger, passion, longing…
Unspoken desires, unrealized fantasies,
Unheard of sensual adventures… Continue reading

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