Peace Poems

Peace Poems, Poems from the book Resting on my Laurels, Poetry

In These Times

Jessica Brown did a lovely video of me reading this poem out in Hanns Park. 

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In These Times

 

Peace is not just a feeling of calm.

It is not just the ability to feel safe as you go through life,

nor to remain centered in chaos,

nor is it just a feeling of wholeness 

in a very broken world.

 

In these times,

it is very hard to be a pacifist.

It is hard to not become your enemy.

 

To give into anger and fear

and let it consume you

and turn you into your worst self

would be the easy route,

but no one ever said standing up for peace is easy.

 

Standing up for peace in a world

that justifies violence from the moment of birth,

whether that is corporal punishment or war,

is not easy, nor will one always be met with respect.

Many who have stood for righteousness

were taken from us too soon.

 

Peace begins on the inside

with how you treat yourself.

Be kind to yourself in these times,

so that you may extend your kindness to others

who are suffering and being targeted.

 

Peace means respecting one another’s humanity,

and learning to love one another

rather than leap into hatred.

It means having difficult conversations

with those who are opposed to you.

 

Peace does not, however, mean laying down, 

accepting injustice, and staying silent 

or passive in the face of evil.

It does not mean failing to protect life.

It means refusing to cause harm or kill.

 

Positivity can be its own tyranny,

like putting a band aids on a broken leg.

Neutrality can be deadly in the face of oppression,

so listen to one another,

rather than silence the voices of the suffering.

Let us lift one another so that we may all have peace.

 

Only by coming together

to address the issues that divide us,

and most of all taking action to change this world,

may we truly have wholeness, calm,

and true peace in the world for all peoples.

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Peace Poems, Poems from the book Resting on my Laurels, Poetry

Unity Day Poems

I was asked to write poetry that celebrates the diversity of Vallejo for Unity Day. One poem is to honor the past and the contributions of our ancestors, and one is a vision of the future. It was an honor to be able to perform them both at the 2017 Unity Day “One Love” celebration! Watch the video.

Ancestral Honor

We come together in unity,
as one big community,
finding commonality in our shared humanity,
dancing and singing the traditional songs
that once lit the fires of our ancestors’ dreams,
as we spark our own shining out hope.

Our elders carried dreams
deep within their hearts,
perhaps, left unrealized in their time.

They worked to pave the way
that we might know a better life.
They risked their lives and livelihoods
so that we might know tastes of paradise.

We carry with us this dream
of a brighter future
for our families,
of a world where all peoples
may live in peace.

That lives filled with hardship
may be one day transformed
into a society based on love,
purpose, and progress.

No matter our origins,
our parents and grandparents
all passed down wisdom and traditions
gleaned from holy texts and personal experience.

For it is our rituals and holidays that connect our peoples,
and the values we learn from those that came before us
that form the foundations of our identities
upon which we can build an understanding of the world
and in what ways we can change it for the better.

Millennium Vision

Our city leads the nation in diversity.
Members of every faith
and of all ethnicities
reside within her streets
and are here today.

We joyously honor
the many cultures that formed us
while coming to an understanding of one another.

We work together,
make art together,
dance together,
dine together,
laugh together,
and live together.

We can show the world
what it means to come together!

Our kindness towards one another
is the blueprint
upon which a better world is built.

May love and respect reverberate,
changing the hearts of all who choose hate,
across every nation and every state.

May the words and actions of our daily lives
help every adult and child to thrive,
for love, unity, and peace is our fate!

Resting on my Laurels

Resting on my Laurels

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Series: Poetry Paperbacks, Book 10
Genre: Poetry
Publication Year: 2018
Length: 130 pages / 86 poems
ASIN: 1983939773
ISBN: 9781983939778

Resting on my Laurels contains poetry written, performed, and published during D.L. Lang's tenure as the 2nd Poet Laureate of Vallejo in addition to other never before seen poems.

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About the Book
Resting on my Laurels contains 86 poems including many written, performed, and published during D.L. Lang’s tenure as the 2nd Poet Laureate of Vallejo. It contains such favorites as “Ancestral Honor”, “Millennium Vision”, “Use Elevator to Exit Reality”, “Train Whistle Polka”, “Benicia Bound”, “Love Poetry Capital Blockade”, “Visions,” “Vallejo, California,” “Elegant Stag,” “Little Watercraft,” “Listen!” and many, many more written and performed in 2017-2018. Read poetry posted on the blog from Resting on my Laurels. Local bookstores and libraries often provide venues for poets and local authors, and many of them have invited me to read over the years, so when possible, please shop local! Any bookstore should be able to special order it for you using the ISBN, so please utilize your local independent bookshop. List Price: $9.99 5.06″ x 7.81″ (12.852 x 19.837 cm) Black & White on White paper 130 pages ISBN-13: 978-1983939778 ISBN-10: 1983939773 BISAC: Poetry / Women Authors   Smashwords ISBN: 9780463718933 Smashwords makes ebooks compatible with all major e-reading devices in .mobi, .epub, .pdf, .lrf, .pdb, and plain text formats. The ebook is also available through Apple Books, Barnes & Noble, Scribd, Kobo, and Kindle. Also available to libraries through OverDrive, Baker & Taylor Axis 360, Tolino, Gardners (Askews & Holts and Browns Books for Students), Bibliotheca CloudLibrary, Odilo and Califa’s Enki.     Complete list of poems included in this volume: Rebel Verse Know Hey, Daydreamer Mandatory Vacation Dust Storms May Exist Woody Living Lyrics Orion Taking a Trip on the Mother Road A New Day Stars What’s in a Hat? For My Favorite Hobo Resting on my Laurels To My Favorite Protest Singer Wandering Stars Offerings Buried Treasure Disarmed Terms of Endearment Reunion How Here This Isn’t Rays of Hope Afflatus Read the Signs Mind Blown Dancing A Single Heart Bibliophile There is Always Good News Solidarity Salutes Metaphor Clear-headed Underwater Back Catalogue Upward Spirals Why D.L.? That which the Realtor cannot Itemize To the Tenth Generation My Soul’s Citizenship The Storm Shall Pass The Missing The Lottery of Birth I’m Tired of Waking Up in 1933! Why??? In These Times The Time Has Come Xennial Luddite Occupational Hazards Fascinations Firestorm Secondary Sorrows Inevitably of Existence Performance Anxiety It Ain’t What it Seems Highway Snobbery In Times of Action What 3 Words? Delayed Response State of the Poet Pain Relief Fame The Gallows of Public Opinion The River Beliefs Visions Vallejo, California Charlottesville Ancestral Honor Millennium Vision Unbound Little Watercraft Dreaming of Better Days Elegant Stag Players Ignite Listen! What A Gift You Have Given Me! Use Elevator to Exit Reality Wrapping It Up For Newman Train Whistle Polka Love Poetry Capital Blockade Benicia Bound Libraries Ignite Universes
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About the Author
D.L. Lang

D.L. Lang is a contemporary American poet and spoken word artist. The author of over a dozen poetry books, Lang has been writing poetry for over 25 years. She has performed her poetry on stage hundreds of times at protest rallies, county fairs, literary festivals, open mics, poetry circles, bookstores, libraries, and live radio broadcasts.

From 2017 to 2019 she served as Vallejo, California's Poet Laureate. Her poems have been awarded with numerous county fair ribbons, transformed into songs, used as liturgy for prayer, and to advocate for peace, justice, and a better world.

The scribe of over 1,200 poems from haiku to free verse to masterful rhyme, covering a wide variety of topics, D.L. Lang has poetry that's sure to delight. Lang dabbles in both gritty realism and surrealistic wordplay, sorrowful elegy and uplifting affirmations. Her poetry is a mixture of topical political commentary, religious devotional meditations, and poetic autobiographical memoir. Her words take you on journeys deep into nature, memory, spirituality, and the whisperings of the heart.

She is the author of Tea & Sprockets, Abundant Sparks & Personal Archeology, Look Ma! No Hands!, Poet Loiterer, Id Biscuits, Barefoot in the Sanctuary, Armor Against The Dawn, Dragonfly Tomorrows & Dog-eared Yesterdays, Resting on My Laurels, The Cafe of Dreams, Midnight Strike, and This Festival of Dreams. She has also released a chapbook compilation entitled Wanderings, a Jewish poetry compilation entitled Paradise Collectors, and her debut spoken word album entitled Happy Accidents, and is the editor of Voices, Verses & Visions of Vallejo.

Her poetry has also been published in the Benicia Herald, Poets Are Heroes Magazine, ReformJudaism.org, Poetry Expressed, Frost Meadow Review, and the Jewish Journal of Los Angeles. Her poetry has been anthologized in A Poet’s Siddur (Ain’t Got No Press, 2017), Light & Shadow (Benicia Literary Arts, 2018), Marin Poetry Center Anthology, Vol. 21 (2018), and Verses, Voices & Visions of Vallejo (2019).

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Peace Poems, Poems from the book Look Ma No Hands

Peace is…

“Peace is…” appears on the album Happy Accidents and the book Look Ma! No Hands! You can stream the poem on Spotify.

Peace is in the middle.
It’s between you and me.
It’s between us and the universe.
It is neither left nor right,
but it’s right not wrong,
solving wrongs long since gone.

It’s the tightrope we walk
between what is needed and wanted
between individual and greater good.
It is how opposing ideas can be both right.

Peace is going with the flow,
but not being afraid to speak up,
to stand up for a better world,
moving slowly towards love
if we all keep moving forward.

Peace is letting yourself be you.
Peace is accepting your duality,
Working on loving your flaws,
and growing your number of strengths.

Peace is not overreacting in anger,
destroying their peace,
but not letting someone run over you,
destroying your own.

Peace is remembering your origins,
but letting where you are teach you,
teach you how to grow into yourself.

Peace is being insightful, not inciteful.
Peace is letting it go and letting it out.
Peace is accepting yourself, not oppressing yourself.
Peace is letting your dreams overcome your fears.
Peace emanates outward in every hug, so hug freely.

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Peace Poems, Poems from the book Armor Against the Dawn, Poetry

Endangered species—Act!

#safetypin

May this country rise above its divisions, act out of love and not hatred, and may goodness, kindness, and fairness prevail.

May we stick together and keep each other safe from harm.

May we act out, peacefully, in protest of hatred. 

May our nation survive and act on her ideals of equality, liberty, justice, freedom, and be a nation of the people—a nation of kind people, moral people, and non-violent people.

May we cease to insult each other, remember each other’s humanity in spite of apparent differences, and remember how to talk to each other without resorting to stereotypes put there by others.

 

Endangered species—Act!
To my fellow afraid citizens.

To my fellow endangered humans.

To those who are despised for their mere existence.

You must find the courage to be active and resist this.
Rebellion for rebellion’s sake is chaos.

Rebellion for morality’s sake is justice.
Obedience for morality’s sake is required.

Obedience without question is cowardice.
We have been given no choice but to fight.

Though respect your neighbor who chooses flight.
Do not become the worst of your enemy’s traits,

but neither should you lie down without dignity.
We have been declared enemies

by those who seek selfishly

to only have a better world

for themselves,

and not for all others.
They have confused

self-love for selfishness,

personal pride for bigotry,

resistance for disorder,

patriotism for blind loyalty.
If this should be my final words,

remember them,

and I shall not have existed for naught.

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Peace Poems, Poetry

Peace will Come – International Day of Peace

In honor of the International Day of Peace, making a special post for this.
I wrote these words as part of my contribution to La Familia:

Peace will come the day we forget how to drop the bombs or make the guns,
When we get along underneath the same old sun,
Singing songs in holy unison no matter where we’re from,
Yes, peace will come. Peace will come. Pray before the day is done.

My friend, Fred Ross-Perry was inspired by them and expanded it into these lyrics, and the song:

Peace will come, and it won’t be long
When we forget how to drop the bombs
When we forget how to make the guns
That’s when peace will come

Peace will come when we get along
When we get along underneath the sun
All together under that same old sun
That’s when peace will come

Peace will come when we’re singing songs
Singing in holy unison
Singing no matter where we’re from
That’s when peace will come

Yes, Peace will come, and it won’t be long
We’ll help each other to be strong
And we’ll work until the day is done,
That’s when peace will come.

 

These words also appear in the 2019 Vallejo Peace Project anthology Verses, Voices, & Visions of Vallejo.

Verses, Voices & Visions of Vallejo

Verses, Voices & Visions of Vallejo

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Series: Poetry Anthologies
Genre: Poetry
ASIN: 1724462636
ISBN: 9781724462633

This collective book featuring 43 writers was released March 13, 2019 with a reading at the Vallejo JFK Library in the Joseph Room with proceeds benefitting the Vallejo Peace Project.

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About the Book

Local bookstores and libraries often provide venues for poets and local authors, and many of them have invited me to read over the years, so when possible, please shop local! Any bookstore should be able to special order it for you using the ISBN, so please utilize your local independent bookshop. The book is also available through interlibrary loan. Check WorldCat for which libraries currently carry this title. 

To read contributor biographies please visit this link: poetryebook.com/vallejo-anthology-contributor-bios/

To preview this book please visit Google Books.

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8.5″ x 11″ (21.59 x 27.94 cm)
Black & White on White paper
196 pages
ISBN-13: 978-1724462633
ISBN-10: 1724462636
BISAC: Poetry / Anthologies

A collective anthology authored by:

DIANA ALDEN
OLIVIA ANDERSON
KYRAH AYERS
DANIEL BADIALI
GENEA BRICE
JESSICA BROWN
LEI KIM SAWYER CHAVEZ
JULIA DVORIN
JOHANNA ELY
RANJIT SINGH GILL
AMY GIOLETTI
G.O. 284
GREY
MORGAN HANNIGAN
TRAVIS JACKSON, JR.
KATHLEEN
JEFFREY KINGMAN
CHUCK LAMPLIGHTER
D.L. LANG
LADY-D
LEE LEE
LUCINDA LEES
AQUEILA M. LEWIS
MYRA NISSEN
KELLIANE PARKER
POETIC OLD SOUL
CAROL PEARLMAN
BOBBY RICHARDSON
FRED ROSS-PERRY
NINA SERRANO
RAVI SHANKAR
ERIKA SNYDER
JEREMY SNYDER
REGINA SPARROW
TOM STANTON
DIANA TENES
KEITH THOMPSON
AMBER VON NAGEL
BECKY BISHOP WHITE
JEFF WILLIAMS
JAMES WESTLEY
LISA WILSON
LOIS WU

Edited by
D.L. LANG
Vallejo Poet Laureate 2017-2019

Vallejo Waterfront Cover Photo by
JESSICA BROWN

Available at Bookshop Benicia in Benicia, California, and Alibi Bookshop in Vallejo, California. A copy is also archived at the Benicia Public Library, and in circulation in the Solano County Library system.

Proceeds of offline sales benefit the Vallejo Peace Project. Please contact Lisa Wilson vallejopeaceproject@gmail.com or D.L. Lang to get bulk copies for your organization.

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I met several talented poets and lyricists when performing at poetry by the bay, poetry in notion, and across my life. I wanted to bring them all together in one book, as many of them as were willing to submit their work.

I collected poems for 8 months, spent 4 months compiling and editing. I didn’t change very much of what was originally submitted, so as to retain the voice and style of the original authors. My focus was on what they had to say, not how they said it. I also accepted every person who submitted a poem and bio. I think poets receive enough rejection based on subjective reasons, so I wanted to be fully inclusive.

I had originally intended on just a book about Vallejo, but I tossed aside my own rules to allow for more freedom of expression. I was delighted with everything that I received. As the poems came in I found the book to be relatable on a personal level, talking about love and loss, as well as talking about global issues such as racism, peace, revolution, poverty, and trauma. With its wide breadth of important subject matter it became a book I enjoyed reading as I edited.

I also wanted to show that in the most diverse city in America we can unite in the name of poetry and peace. I didn’t want to give the money to an arts organization or keep it for myself, so I chose Vallejo Peace Project. Vallejo has a lot of violence, and they encourage people to be the change, spread positivity, and commit random acts of kindness to make the world a better place.

Since I am not paid as a poet laureate, I funded the project with my savings, and we had a beautiful book launch in the spring at the library where we sold out of copies, and raised money for the peace project. I hadn’t originally intended releasing the book on a wide scale, but there was some additional demand afterwards. You can get the book at Bookshop Benicia, Alibi Bookshop, and online. Lisa Wilson has copies that benefit the peace project.


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Peace Poems, Poems from the book Barefoot in the Sanctuary, Poetry

Souls Aflame #wearorange

I joined a group of about 20 menschy folks from my synagogue as part of the #wearorange march across the Golden Gate Bridge, protesting against gun violence. This is the poem that it inspired.

D.L. Lang wearing orange

Souls Aflame

It is good to march.
To keep your spirit charged.
And so here we are.
We pursuers of peace
with our souls on fire
for the kinder world we desire.

A sea of orange drifting
across our Golden Gate
unified marching
against violence and hate.

A passionate parade of protesting people
gliding across the bay
galvanized against
the glorification of guns.

Chanting clad in electric orange
men, women and children
who fight and who mourn
for those lost too soon
to this culture of death.

We spring into action
in their memory.
We are the voices longing to be free
to live in a world of peace.

No longer shall we remain silent
when it comes to the tragedy
of gun violence.

Surrounded by moms and mensches,
igniting our souls,
raising our consciousness
towards holy goals.

Bicycles and tourists we dodge.
10,000 holy steps towards a good cause.
Returning the greetings of friendly cars
whose horns ring out as if to say,
“May your message go far
and may change come today.”

Five golden miles
across county lines
we flowed with peaceful smiles,
praying for change
with every step.

We march through the fog and cold,
declaring a single life is superior to all the gold
cashed in from all the guns ever sold.

The bridge is ignited
fluorescent by our collective light
urging our government to do what is right,
as we refuse to give up the fight
for a better world.

Marching towards that day
when a weapon is no longer what humanity needs
and we shall all live in peace.
Soon. God willing. Soon.

Until that day good hearts
must step up to lead
this nation to be sensible about guns
instead of giving in to fear and greed.

Barefoot in the Sanctuary

Barefoot in the Sanctuary

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Series: Poetry Paperbacks, Book 7
Genre: Poetry
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Format: Paperback
Length: 180 pages
ASIN: B0797QRNML
ISBN: 9781536820263

Barefoot in the Sanctuary is a volume of poetry inspired by long hikes out in the wilderness, spiritual experiences with my synagogue community, and artistic absorption of the tumultuous times we live in. It is D.L. Lang's 7th poetry book.

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Barefoot in the Sanctuary is a volume of poetry inspired by long hikes out in the wilderness, spiritual experiences with my synagogue community, and artistic absorption of the tumultuous times we live in. It is D.L. Lang’s 7th poetry book.

You can read poems featured in this book on the poetry blog.

Excerpt from the foreword:

These poems were written November 2015 – September 2016 with the exception of “Walking with the Sun Across the Gate” which was written in 2015 around the time of Look Ma! No Hands! and neglected to make it into that book.

They are an amalgam of surreal exaggeration, reality, and outright fiction. Some are inspired by actual people and experiences, and some are a hybrid of many people, many experiences, or just my wild imagination set loose without judgment.

A great majority of these poems were graciously rejected by prestigious literary journals and publishers, setting them free for me to publish them.

 

 

Complete list of poems within this volume:

Shalom

Convert

Shalom, Haver!

Barefoot in the Sanctuary

Here, it is Good

Interconnected

Becoming

Never Asking Why

Dreamer Be

The Valley of the Moon

The Wilderness of Humanity

Chapel Park

Out in the Canyon

Sometimes

Time Peace

Times A Million

It’s Time

Divine Timing

Musical Revolutions in Time Travel

Buying Time

red-headed lions

Apples of the Earth

Resist the Dark

No Matter the Weather

What Travelers See

Walking with the Sun across the Gate

Eating Clouds in Golden Gate Park

Gazing West, Thinking East

Magicians with Music Boxes

Juggling

18 After

Ancient Grounds, New Sounds

Nocturnal Songsters

When

Joy Ride

Injury and Recovery

Planetary Treasures

Remembering

Perched on the Peaks of Awe

The Feels

Perforated

Expecting

Permission to Feel

Meditation for Poets

Hopeful Eyes

Bear Valley

What We Chase

The Practicality of Fools

Guilt Association, Inc.

Happy Silverstein

Jazz and Freedom Waffles

Reconnect

Freedom is Burning

Gems of the Mind

Mt. Tambourine Dream Chaser

Reflections

Opening

Do You Long?

Own Your Only Self

All Right, All Right, Go Left, Go West

Living in the Lines

Anniversaries

Falling Up

A Door to Freedom

A Minor Miracle

New Haunt, Old Slang

Bratwurst Starburst Universe

Circles of Rhyme

And Do I Dare?

Don’t Forget to Live

Symphony of Joy

Genealogy is a Trip. Take It.

Only Through Love

Legacies of Thought

Only Acting as Angels

No Flowers

Some Place

Mountain Poet

There is a Harshness

Stacked

The Ever Present Dark

Essence

Rewind

When You Miss Someone

Know Nothing

1989

8/11

Papers

Souls Aflame

Bernie in Sacramento

Bernie on the Waterfront

Because It’s Bernie

Blackout

PB Poem

Enough

Breathe

The Freedom to Love

Rebel, Know Thyself

To Do List

Widen the Tent

What’ll Be Left, My Kin?

No End

Fear Lies, You Rise

Humanity and History

Repetition

Mind Parachute

Step Off the Wheel

Election Day

The Creep

Holy Wars

Awakened

What’s It For?

When the World has a Flat

Unnatural Selection / Do you Feel a Draft?

Bring the Heart Back Into the Heartland

You Are Not Above

Open the Blinds

I’m Tired

America


Hi! Enjoying what you’re reading? Please consider buying a book, or using the donation button on the sidebar. Poets aren’t always compensated for our performances and efforts, and doing so would help out greatly and ensure this website stays around for years to come.


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About the Author
D.L. Lang

D.L. Lang is a contemporary American poet and spoken word artist. The author of over a dozen poetry books, Lang has been writing poetry for over 25 years. She has performed her poetry on stage hundreds of times at protest rallies, county fairs, literary festivals, open mics, poetry circles, bookstores, libraries, and live radio broadcasts.

From 2017 to 2019 she served as Vallejo, California's Poet Laureate. Her poems have been awarded with numerous county fair ribbons, transformed into songs, used as liturgy for prayer, and to advocate for peace, justice, and a better world.

The scribe of over 1,200 poems from haiku to free verse to masterful rhyme, covering a wide variety of topics, D.L. Lang has poetry that's sure to delight. Lang dabbles in both gritty realism and surrealistic wordplay, sorrowful elegy and uplifting affirmations. Her poetry is a mixture of topical political commentary, religious devotional meditations, and poetic autobiographical memoir. Her words take you on journeys deep into nature, memory, spirituality, and the whisperings of the heart.

She is the author of Tea & Sprockets, Abundant Sparks & Personal Archeology, Look Ma! No Hands!, Poet Loiterer, Id Biscuits, Barefoot in the Sanctuary, Armor Against The Dawn, Dragonfly Tomorrows & Dog-eared Yesterdays, Resting on My Laurels, The Cafe of Dreams, Midnight Strike, and This Festival of Dreams. She has also released a chapbook compilation entitled Wanderings, a Jewish poetry compilation entitled Paradise Collectors, and her debut spoken word album entitled Happy Accidents, and is the editor of Voices, Verses & Visions of Vallejo.

Her poetry has also been published in the Benicia Herald, Poets Are Heroes Magazine, ReformJudaism.org, Poetry Expressed, Frost Meadow Review, and the Jewish Journal of Los Angeles. Her poetry has been anthologized in A Poet’s Siddur (Ain’t Got No Press, 2017), Light & Shadow (Benicia Literary Arts, 2018), Marin Poetry Center Anthology, Vol. 21 (2018), and Verses, Voices & Visions of Vallejo (2019).

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