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You Make Today Better

I make today better for Brandi, a woman who has loved me through things that I thought might be final straws. I make today better for my mom, who is a shining light in this world, and whose light shines on me. I make today better for my sister, who told me how much she loved me yesterday after a nightmare she didn’t want to repeat…

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together, personalLevi The Poet
Oneonta, New York

Rather than doing my normal poetry set, or a full-on audio-visual production, I’m going to be reciting a few pieces that might be familiar, but also: reading from various unreleased poetry, prose and essays, giving brief introductions/explanations for each, and inviting feedback, questions and insight from the attendees.

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Not A God, But A Man

I don’t know where you’re at this afternoon, but I always make an attempt to tread lightly on days set aside for celebration, because for many, and for that very reason, they end up being cause for, and accentuating, so much sadness. Like salt on a wound. And it’s okay to feel either, or neither, or both. 

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What-Ifs & If-Onlys

I’ve read beautiful things today. Others that left me shaking with anger. I wish we could love one another better - the way we do in tragedy’s wake... but before it. I want to love you better. I want to reach out when you can’t, the way others have when I’ve needed it most.

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