Tag Archives: Immigration

Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor

  The New Colossus by Emma Lazarus   Not like the brazen giant of Greek fame, With conquering limbs astride from land to land;   Here at our sea-washed, sunset gates shall stand   A mighty woman with a torch, … Continue reading

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HAIKU NEW YORK

    The sky is paper Bleeding upward from the edge There are ink towers   My brother will be There to meet me at the dock Has it been five years?   Now there are seagulls Wheeling and diving … Continue reading

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4th Grade POWER OF PROGRESS – The Immigrants

Last spring the full 4th grade of the Brooklyn Children’s School presented “The Power of Progress 1840 – 1920”, a multi-media, multi-disciplinary event where different groups of children created presentations and performances on such topics as Suffragettes, Newsies, Tenement Buildings, … Continue reading

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H A M I L T ON – Friday, August 21, 8pm, Rear Mezzanine, A 109

I cried twice during the second act Tears steaming down my face, shoulders quaking   First, when tragedy strikes Alexander and Eliza Hamilton Their marriage already strained by scandal, estranged And now the death by duel of their eldest son … Continue reading

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The Music of Ian McKellen reciting Shakespeare (hear! hear! right here!)

Ian McKellen just quoted Shakespeare to make a strong point about Immigration. Marc Maron interviewed Ian McKellen on the WTF podcast.  Maron confessed he had trouble understanding Shakespeare, and McKellen suggested Moran may have not yet heard Shakespeare spoken by … Continue reading

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