“Imagine no possessions
I wonder if you can
No need for greed or hunger
A brotherhood of man
Imagine all the people sharing all the world.”

A Voice

“You may say that I’m a dreamer
But I’m not the only one
I hope someday you’ll join us
And the world will be as one”

-John Lennon, Imagine

I heard it on the radio driving home from my friend’s house.  It was Tuesday, September 5, 2017, the first day after a scorching labor day weekend in Los Angeles, where temperatures in the San Fernando valley approached 115 degrees.  A random spark on Friday set ablaze the dry crackling bushes and trees that within 24 hours enveloped more than 5,000 acres of the La Tuna Canyon, evacuating half of Burbank and closing the 210 freeway.  Billowing black smoke soon mixed with the usual smog to rain ash and choking particles down upon the sweltering metropolis.

President Donald Trump’s Attorney General, Jeff Sessions, announced that the administration would cancel DACA, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, an executive order begrudgingly signed by…

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Lagoons Sessions Poetry Reading/Artists of Uptown Arts Center Exhibition

I know two of the artists here. Both have inspired me. I feel so lucky!

Uptown Arts Center

Art ReceptionFriday September 15th 5-8pm  Music by Sean Kelly’s “Lost Horizon”  Poetryreading begins promptly at 8pm.  4th floor gallery Preston Bradley Center 941 W Lawrence Avenue  Free and open to the public


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