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What I'm Reading: September 28th, 2016

  • (1) Interesting, yet disappointing conversation on race and policing in America between Sam Harris (Philosopher & “Thought Leader”, Hannibal Burrus (my favorite comedian in the business), and Joe Rogan (MMA announcer and commentator, prolific podcaster, comedian)—three individuals who I greatly respect, enjoy, find entertaining, and learn from frequently.
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Gary Beck's Poetry Collection 'Perceptions' Out

Perceptions is a poetry collection that challenges many of our attitudes and values, showing us many of our concerns that grow more troubled in these difficult times. 85 more words


Review of Resonance (Gary Beck)

A Few Hot Air Balloons

It is in poems like “Old Age” where Beck’s disillusionment poetry strikes new blows against the comportment of modern ignorance: 192 more words


Gary Beck... Belated Understanding

Belated Understanding

The sounds of construction

do not reassure the needy

that all is well,

while the rich profit

and the poor do without.

In a dual economy… 211 more words


The Seventh Quarry Poetry Magazine, Issue 22

I enjoy reading The Seventh Quarry Swansea Poetry Magazine. One of the reasons is that it unapologetically publishes poets from around the world, including many for whom English is not their first language. 747 more words


Book Review: Displays by Gary Beck

Gary Beck’s “Displays” is an important work of poetry in contemporary times of political, cultural, and social chaos that reflects eloquent abstractions and details of complex problems from a clear and insightful vantage point. 244 more words

Book Review

Gary Beck... Forgotten Myths

Forgotten Myths

The romance of the pirate

created by Hollywood,

a swashbuckling hero

winning bloodless battles,

capturing a Spanish beauty

who hated the barbarian,

then fell in love… 170 more words