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Neighbor Spotlight -Jen Cintron

Story and Photo by Lee Gutowski It’s the Vernal Equinox of 2021, and befitting the beginning of Spring, all beings are cycling into the season of renewal and beginnings – some think of it as rebirth. There is a sense of anticipation, tempered with trepidation, as all manner of living things come out of slumber, […]

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Change the World

by George Martin George Floyd’s daughter Gigi, 6, shouted “Daddy changed the world!” after her dad’s arrest-death. The country and the world saw George Floyd’s life squeezed out of him by a Minneapolis police officer’s knee on his neck. Since his death on May 25, 2020, the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement mobilized over seven […]

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Woodland Pattern Poetry Coalition Reading

WOODLAND PATTERNBOOKCENTER 720 E. LOCUST ST. MILWAUKEE, WI 53212 p. 414-263-5001 SATURDAY, MARCH 17, Woodland Pattern will host a reading with Nikki Wallschlaeger, Jay Besemer, and Jose-Luis Moctezuma. The reading was organized by Milwaukee Poet Laureate, Roberto Harrison. WoodlandPattern is part of The Poetry Coalition , an alliance of more than 20 poetry organizations across […]