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Gary Dretzka

Dretzka By Gary


Global-warning crusader Al Gore asked his audiences to consider the possibility of the world not ending with a bang, but a gurgle. Irena Salina, director of the cautionary documentary, Flow, fears the world might end, instead, with a parched plea for water. T.S. Eliot couldn’t have imagined that the final stanza of “The Hollow Men” might…

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“The difference between poetry and prose, and why if you’re not acculturated to poetry, you might resist it: that page is frightening. Why is it not filled? The two categories of people who don’t feel that way are children and prisoners. So many prison poets; they see that gap and experience it differently. I’m for the gap!”
~ Poet Eileen Myles

“Wise men build bridges, foolish men build barriers.”
~ T’Challa