Book Review- March 2020

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 “The truth is, wearing a cross two thousand years ago would be like wearing an electric chair around your neck today.”  From Executing Grace: How the Death Penalty Killed Jesus and Why It’s Killing Us by Shane Claiborne As a supporter of the National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty, I can tell you why, …

Spring 2019 edition Film – Articles – Poetry

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Documentary Review A couple of weeks ago, I was in the Reading Terminal market, center city Philadelphia, to buy my green stuff for the week. I decided try some watercress and add it to my falafel. That was on a Sunday. I had quite a bit of it leftover so I put close to a …

Winter, 2019 Poetry, Book Reviews. Articles and Cinema

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Poetry       Language by Camille T. Dungy Silence is one part of speech, the war cry of wind down a mountain pass another. A stranger’s voice echoing through lonely valleys, a lover’s voice rising so close it’s your own tongue: these are keys to cipher, the way the high hawk’s key unlocks the throat of the …

Fall, 2018   Quotes-Poetry-Books-Articles

Leonard Peltier
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Article from the web: This is a fascinating exploration of the Island of Dolls in Mexico. https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/in-sight/wp/2018/06/11/they-look-back-with-blue-eyes-or-brown-eyes-or-no-eyes-at-all-a-look-at-the-island-of-the-dolls-in-mexico-city/?utm_term=.a91af64edb0d   Books: In the upcoming edition of the “Call to Create” I will be reviewing “Creativity,” by Matthew Fox.   Poetry: Leonard Peltier is an activist and member of AIM (American Indian Movement). In 1977, he was convicted …

Poetry – Book Reviews – Movie Recommendations & Previews

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This edition’s poetry selection is from Rumi’s Little Book of Life- the Garden of the Soul, the Heart, and the Spirit, translated by Maryam Mafi and Azima Melita Kolin. The book review is that of The Natural Alien, by Neil Evernden. The YouTube link is to the trailer of The Fantastic Woman. Poetry “Give up …