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Kenneth Ronkowitz
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It gets much more attention when we have a “supermoon,” when the Moon’s orbit is close to Earth, but tonight’s full Moon is the smallest full moon of the year. Unofficial names for it are micro-moon or mini-moon. Tonight the Moon will be about 50,000…
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Maria Mazziotti Gillan Is One of the Jersey Voices at NJPAC
Walt Whitman, William Carlos Williams, Allen Ginsberg, Amiri Baraka and many other influential poets have called New Jersey home. Come hear former U.S. Poet Laureate and Long Branch native Robert Pinsky and a sampler of New Jersey poets when NJPAC presents ...
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This month’s Full Moon comes early, on March 5th and this year I chose a Celtic name for it: Moon of the Winds. The Cherokee name for the March Full Moon is translated as a similar Windy Moon. For those southwestern people, their Anvyi is the first Full…
This month's Full Moon comes early, on March 5th and this year I chose a Celtic name for it: Moon of the Winds. The Cherokee name for the March Full Moon is translated as a similar Windy Moon. For ...
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A calculation, that if cells are replaced every seven years, an itch, an urge. A new you at seven, fourteen, twenty-one. But tissues replace cells at different rates  – some are never replaced. You remain you.
A calculation, that if cells are replaced every seven years, an itch, an urge. A new you at seven, fourteen, twenty-one. But tissues replace cells at different rates  - some are never replaced. You...
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Ocean phenomenon, after thousands of years, unexplained. Large, spontaneous, out at sea, once mythical. That thing that comes at you suddenly and overwhelms, without warning, without apparent cause. Gasping for air, you fight to surface.  
Ocean phenomenon, after thousands of years, unexplained. Large, spontaneous, out at sea, once mythical. That thing that comes at you suddenly and overwhelms, without warning, without apparent cause...
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How Long Will You Revise a Poem?
Elizabeth Bishop (1911-1979) was an extremely methodical  and downright slow writer. I was surprised to read that she only published 101 poems in her lifetime. She worked on her poem “The Moose” on and off for more than 25 years. I have poems from 25 years ...
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Easter Early Plus Moon?

I wrote about tonight’s Full Moon as sometimes being referred to as the Lenten Moon. Egg Moon and as the Moon of the Winds. Lent began on Ash Wednesday and is a time for sacrificing as it’s the season of penance and prayer, which is why many fast, give up…
I wrote about tonight's Full Moon as sometimes being referred to as the Lenten Moon. Egg Moon and as the Moon of the Winds. Lent began on Ash Wednesday and is a time for sacrificing as it’s the sea...
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The sun heats the brain and eyes so that this vertical (not horizontal normal) view spins Copernican and slightly air drunk, until Buddha appears, cloudlike but still solid. Feel the sand. Hear the waves. Breathe.  
The sun heats the brain and eyes so that this vertical (not horizontal normal) view spins Copernican and slightly air drunk, until Buddha appears, cloudlike but still solid. Feel the sand. Hear the...
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Maria Mazziotti Gillan Interviewed on Cover to Cover
If you missed the live radio broadcasts of Cover to Cover with Jack Foley on KPFA radio this month, he interviewed Maria Mazziotti Gillan twice. The second program also features Maria's friend and colleague at the Poetry Center and the Passaic County Cultur...
If you missed the live radio broadcasts of Cover to Cover with Jack Foley on KPFA radio this month, he interviewed Maria Mazziotti Gillan twice. The second program also features Maria's friend and colleague at the Poetry Cent...
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The March Full Moon goes by many names including Windy Moon, Sap Moon, Worm Moon, Crow Moon, Oak Moon, Storm Moon, Seed Moon, Maple Moon and Fish Moon. As with the other months, most names are derived from observations of nature and animals in the area.…
The March Full Moon goes by many names including Windy Moon, Sap Moon, Worm Moon, Crow Moon, Oak Moon, Storm Moon, Seed Moon, Maple Moon and Fish Moon. As with the other months, most names are deri...
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Reviews From Readers
Maria's books are reviewed by any number of publications, but some of the most interesting and heartfelt reviews can be found from readers on sites like Amazon.com. Here's a recent review of The Silence in an Empty House that was posted to the book's page o...
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Soledad O'Brien In Q Commons Simulcast Tonight
Q Commons began as a single conference before spinning off local franchises, in the same way that TED Talks did, and on February 26 three “global” speakers—author Malcolm Gladwell, journalist Soledad O’Brien, and television producer Mark Burnett—will make a...
Q Commons began as a single conference before spinning off local franchises, in the same way that TED Talks did, and on February 26 three “global” speakers—author Malcolm Gladwell, journalist Soledad O'Brien, and television producer Mark Burnett—will make a live simulcast to 10000 people in 75 ...
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