Poetry and journal writing have always been outlets for me to express myself. But when Superstorm Sandy hit, it also became my saving grace. I turned to those who gave a helping hand for inspiration and hope, and wrote to cope with all that had...
Many people in the 1930's and 40's shared and taught others about our nation's labor struggles through music. Singer-songwriters like Woody Guthrie and Pete Seeger were some of the original talking blues troubadour-bards.
In my estimation, this is heartland American-made spoken word and it became a...
Poet laureates Paula Curci and Peter Dugan will be teaming up to create a special open mic series to spotlight some of Long Island's best poets. The event, "It's A Shore Thing," is an intergenerational loud and unplugged open mic that encourages positive voices, and will...
After the ethereal wind stopped
and the ocean receded,
fences have no meaning.
Keeping people divided,
really does not work.
get knocked down.
We should know this.
History proves it so.
they really are imaginary.
Paula Curci (c)
August 2011 Long Beach NY.
The 1996 Acoustic Poets' interview on Cable Network TV, with Paula, Carol and Zoe, is now on YOUTUBE!
Take a look at these Poet To Poet episodes (with the late Robert Dunn) that aired on Manhattan Neighborhood Network (MNN) and numerous other cable affiliates across the...