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Star of David by Rick Black

April 29th, 2014

In November 2013, Rick had the honor of reading his award-winning, new poetry collection Star of David in the Hebraic Division of the Library of Congress. Winner of the 2012 Poetica Magazine poetry chapbook contest, Star of David contains a total of 20 poems that grapple with being Jewish today in both America and Israel. […]

Haiku Hits the Streets of D.C.

April 18th, 2012

At 8 a.m. on Saturday, April 14th, I met Lee Giesecke of the Towpath haiku group – the local D.C. chapter of the Haiku Society of America – at a metro stop with my car packed full of tables, extra chairs, tablecloths, straw baskets, easels, sumi-e paintings, some regal sunflowers, magenta tulips, a large variety […]

Got the Monday Morning Blues

November 29th, 2011

I had the Monday morning blues, especially following the need to return to work following a lovely Thanksgiving holiday, so I decided to take some time to see a photography exhibition that I had read about: Daphne — The Subtle Power of a Woman’s Eye at the embassy of Peru in Washington, D.C. Of course, […]