The Poetry of Impermanence, Mindfulness, and Joy

by Danielle Champiet-Coronado Two of my favorite things about the Last Tuesday poetry group are getting to meet the authors and the unpredictability of the events. They’re always chock full of surprises, from side-splitting humor to incredible poetry and everything in between. March was no exception for us. It started with a near last-minute change […]

Guilt in our Pockets: Poems from South India

by Danielle Champiet-Coronado   Braving the winter chill and the rain, I found a friendly face waiting in the Starbucks café at Barnes and Noble. It was Tuesday, the last Tuesday, and soon poets and poetry lovers would be gathering for the open mic session that evening. Fortune favors the bold and it certainly did! […]

Deportation of teacher from US postponed in mid-flight

There are about 11 million more stories like this one; people who are NO threat to our country being deported. Victims of a broken and corrupt system. These are people who live and work here, who pay into our tax system, create jobs, patron local businesses and contribute to their communities in some very positive […]

A Man From Another Land

If you are looking for a great read whose story will take you in and swaddle you in hope, then I cannot recommend A Man From Another Land by Isaiah Washington more emphatically. When I first learned of the book, I was intrigued. Genealogy research has been an area of much interest to me for […]