How do we forgive our Fathers? Maybe in a dream Do we forgive our Fathers for leaving us too often or forever when we were little? Maybe for scaring us with unexpected rage or making us nervous because there never seemed to be any rage there at all.
They have published books by such writers as: Sherman Alexie and Dennis Nurske, and continue to maintain relationships with writers they published more than 30 years ago. Lourie is an accomplished poet in his own right. Lourie also excels in the medium of music.
Current Issue. P oetry and blues meet at the crossroads in this CD by poet and blues musician Dick Lourie. Many of these poems appeared in Lourie's book Ghost Radio Hanging Loose,now in its fourth printing.
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In a collection of urgent and intimate poems, D. Nurkse explores the biblical past and the terrifying politics of the present with which it resonates, the legacy of fathers and the flawed kingdoms they leave their sons. A poet of unique force and sensitivity, Nurkse refuses to pass over the marginal characters and corners of the world, attuned to the scraps of beauty or insight they might offer up in the midst of moral darkness.
Published between andBlack Opals was a Philadelphia-based literary magazine founded and edited by young black intellectuals and writers. Yolanda Wisher : A few years ago, I was doing research on Black poets in 19th and 20th century Philadelphia and came across a sentence or two about the Black Opals Collective online. I learned that there were original copies of the magazine in the Charles L.
Musician, poet, and editor Dick Lourie grew up listening to and playing folk music. He started playing the saxophone in his 40s and since then has played blues and roots music. He is the author of the poetry collections Calls on the Dream TelephoneStumblingAnimaGhost Radioand If the Delta Was the Seaa collection of poems based on the history and music of Clarksdale, Mississippi, home of the Sunflower Blues and Gospel Festival, where Lourie has performed with international blues star Big Jack Johnson.
Poet and author Dick Lourie and his friend, professional musician Howie Tarnower, decided to make music that they would enjoy playing and children would enjoy listening to, culminating in Sitting at Home With Our Apple Friends. As writers and performers, Lourie and Tarnower relished the experience of educating children, parents, and teachers about old-time and folk music. Children from the NYC Kids Chorus sing along with guitar, banjo, mandolin, fiddle, and trumpet accompaniment.