These are unprecedented times we are living in. Although there is some light at the end of the tunnel, the future remains uncertain.
We do have some hope to be able to begin the season on Monday August 3rd. Some measures may be necessary to ensure social distancing; we may even need to live-stream the concerts without a live audience. At this point, we just don’t know. Please watch this website for the most recent information.
These poems were submitted by Administrator Margot Linken. Says Margot, “One poem, by Marge Piercy, celebrates the Jewish holidays of Rosh Hoshanah and Yom Kippur (Sept 20-22, and Sept 30 respectively, this year) and the other by Edip Cansever, a Turkish poet, is one which I’ve always thought highly eucharistic.”
Coming Up on September
by Marge Piercy
White butterflies, with single
black fingerpaint eyes on their wings
dart and settle, eddy and mate
over the green tangle of vines
in Labor Day morning steam.
The year grinds into ripeness
and rot, grapes darkening,