June 29, 2021

My Forest Education

by Maureen Swinger

My first year of school smelled of cigarettes. The classroom was a box – American flag front right, window front left. (I...

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May 3, 2021

Pete Seeger

by Maureen Swinger

Most popular music icons create a sleek persona, a marketing value to surround themselves and their abilities. The image is...

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April 1, 2021

Humble Grass

by Maureen Swinger

What might the stones have cried out, had the people been silent on the road to Jerusalem? Perhaps the reeds tossed beneath...

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March 19, 2021

Turning a Corner

by Maureen Swinger

Coleman Corners was dreamed up on a steep mountain road in a February snowstorm. “Who’s he?” you might ask, followed by “Why...

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