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Bamboozled No More! Social Protestors


  They gather with candles and signs, Protesting a war, taxes, pollution or some “ism”. Watch them find their protester ‘personae’ Inhaling/exhaling chanting “HELL NO we won’t go!” Eventually the chants are transformed into casual catch-up conversations about family, work and body aches. Are they marching or just jogging in place?   Janet Cormier is…

Photography © Allison Goldin

Two Poems by John De Herrera


  Still Holding Out It is an autumn afternoon like this, when palms are drawn still in the calmness before breezes out of the east arrive; and the deepening gold shining off the fronds against the mountainsides of sage and chaparral, all overlooking an ocean bay mirror-flat and silver-blue, that creates a balm of sublimity…