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Bagels With the Bards #11 By The Bagel Bards
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The Bagel Bards (or Bagels with the Bards) (are) a group of poets varied in age, race, gender meet, share poems, discuss poetry, drink lots of coffee, chew a bagel if so desired, sometimes sell their... More > books. The atmosphere is generous and open to all, and you don’t have to be a poet to attend. What I find most exciting about the Bards, people here are not conscious of reputation and achievement, but love the poem and good friendly unpretentious talk. That doesn’t mean that pretensions don’t exist if that’s what you desire, but the coffee is strong, the people sincere and are publishers of small press magazines, pamphlets and books. If you want to be in an atmosphere that is intelligent without self-involved, convoluted literary talk of people who need to prove themselves and announce themselves as artists, here is a place to and the pleasure that good literary company may offer. — Sam Cornish< Less
Bagels with the Bards #10 By The Bagel Bards
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The Bagel Bards (or Bagels with the Bards) (are) a group of poets varied in age, race, gender meet, share poems, discuss poetry, drink lots of coffee, chew a bagel if so desired, sometimes sell their... More > books. The atmosphere is generous and open to all, and you don’t have to be a poet to attend. What I find most exciting about the Bards, people here are not conscious of reputation and achievement, but love the poem and good friendly unpretentious talk. That doesn’t mean that pretensions don’t exist if that’s what you desire, but the coffee is strong, the people sincere and are publishers of small press magazines, pamphlets and books. If you want to be in an atmosphere that is intelligent without self-involved, convoluted literary talk of people who need to prove themselves and announce themselves as artists, here is a place to and the pleasure that good literary company may offer. — Sam Cornish< Less
Bagels with the Bards #9 By Bagel Bards
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The scene.7:45 AM, Au Bon Pain, Davis Square, Somerville. The lone figure of Dennis Daly, at a table seemingly praying over a poetry book. This is how Saturday morning breaks for the Bagel Bards.... More > By 10 AM there is a cacophony. 90-something Joe Cohen, on his wheelchair, bites into his cheese danish, drinks his black coffee, and shows us his latest photographs. Krikor arrives, tall and regal, looking for all the world like a refugee from a Russian novel. And Harris Gardner, a shock of white hair, an impresario of verse, an Einstein with a bag of books from Salvation Army bins – offers all of us a share of his pastry. And so it goes with Luke and Zvi and Lawrence and Paul – and all the others. We are regulars. We are kibbitzers-old, middle-aged, rarely young. Stumblebums, friends, writers , poets. We cross our stage-give our soliloquies, our Sermon on the Mount, the stunningly bad jokes, the salient points. Then...we call it a day... and drift away....< Less
Thoughts from the Sweat Lodge By Jack Apfelbaum
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Thoughts from the Sweat Lodge presents some of the articles Jack Apfelbaum has written over the last seventeen years. The series includes memories, opinions on questions of sustainability, family... More > memoirs, life as lived now, views of nature, some political views as well as recollections of army days and observations while traveling. The title of this series arose one day in 1995 during a ski vacation in Vermont. My wife and I were sitting on one of the chair lifts bringing us back to the top. As we smoothly rode upwards there was this lovely melodic interval as melting icicles dropped from the branches next to the lift and hit other icicles, creating a lovely sound pattern. Had I been a composer I might have noted down the melody. As it was, once I reached our lodge that evening and was ensconced in a nice hot and steamy sauna, my mind began to create the first of these commentaries and the title, Thoughts from the Sweat Lodge was born.< Less
Bagels with the Bards #8 By The Bagel Bards
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So it came to pass that a couple of poets ‐‐ congenially munching their bagels in the spacious basement refectory of a bagelry called Finagle‐a‐Bagel on JFK in Harvard Square,... More > all the while conjecturing upon the potential mental, spiritual and perhaps even physical salubriousness of occasional social interface with other human beings likewise blest or cused to pursue the word, to ply their craft or sullen art, in isolation ‐‐ gave birth to the idea of Bagelbards.< Less
Seven Days In Fiji : Travelers Edition By Steve Glines
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An eye opening account of a trip to Fiji just before Christmas 2005.
Bagels with the Bards #7 By The bagel Bards
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So it came to pass that a couple of poets ‐‐ congenially munching their bagels in the spacious basement refectory of a bagelry called Finagle‐ a‐Bagel on JFK in Harvard... More > Square, all the while conjecturing upon the potential mental, spiritual and perhaps even physical salubriousness of occasional social interface with other human beings likewise blest or cused to pursue the word, to ply their craft or sullen art, in isolation ‐‐ gave birth to the idea of Bagelbards. — Tomas O’Leary The Bagel Bards, a wide-open and ever-expanding group of writers— including several award-winning poets—have met for coffee, tea, bagels, muffins, socializing, literary gossip, and networking at Cambridge and Somerville cafes. (Their current home is Au Bon Pain in Davis Square, and any writer is welcome.)< Less
Wilderness House Literary Review: The Best of Volume 1 (2006) By Gloria Mindock
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The Wilderness House Literary Review was form out of the desires of a group of writers and poets to create an online journal for their works. As promised this is a print summary of the best of volume... More > 1.< Less
Bagels with the Bards #5 By The Bagel Bards, Julia Carlson
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The work here is as individual and unique as each contributing Bard. Delighted readers will find a variety of styles and forms, including ekphrasia, prose poems, villanelle, and free form poetry.... More > Between these covers can be found little day-to-day deaths, dreams, and wounds, lost causes and dead ends presented in playful, whimsical, and experimental ways. If you haven't discovered the Bagel Bards yet, start with their latest anthology. Short of having breakfast with them at the Au Bon Pain, reading the results of their Saturday mornings is the next best thing. - Laurel Johnson Midwest Book Review< Less
Seven Days in Fiji - Travelers Edition By Steve Glines
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An eye opening account of a trip to Fiji just before Christmas 2005. With Black & White illustrations.