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Adam Rabinowitz

Updated: 11 days ago

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Biography

Human Being Middle School Teacher Poet/Songwriter I live in the Pacific Northwest, near Seattle. I would like to engage with other poets in reading and receiving and offering feedback on poems. Would also love to know about any readings or workshops in the area. Thanks.

Sample

Persona non grata I want to dream big sitting still as a heron s-necked and watching knees bent poised undistracted by endlessly changing surface looking deep past reflection hungry for each possibility of success balanced wings plunging beak every small black shadow below feeds my dream

All poems are copyright of the originating author. Permission must be obtained before using or performing others' poems.

Audio entries by Adam Rabinowitz

Repost: Consequence-A Sestina Read by Mae Foreman (02/11/2019)

Light (23/09/2019)

Between (21/09/2019)

The Times...Are They a Changin? (22/08/2019)

Upon Hearing of an ICE Raid: we want the country back (08/08/2019)

Thank You (07/08/2019)

A Question (03/08/2019)

Frogs (29/07/2019)

Folks Want (28/07/2019)

Crawl of the Caterpillar (27/07/2019)

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Comments

d.knape

Fri 27th Sep 2019 04:42


why are you on that beach
and what are you doing?
dancing?
😂

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Cynthia Buell Thomas

Fri 20th Sep 2019 15:31

I don't know it, but I will pursue it, time allowing.

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Cynthia Buell Thomas

Sat 7th Sep 2019 11:10

That poem on your 'bio' today is superb. I'm nowhere up to speed as usual. If it's been there for ages, I didn't see it until today. Last two lines are especially fine.

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Cynthia Buell Thomas

Mon 2nd Sep 2019 14:01

Hallelujah! - so to speak - for someone who uses 'intuit' as casually as 'hear' or 'speak'. It is a SPLENDID word, not given nearly enough credence. IMO, of course.

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Tommy Carroll

Sat 31st Aug 2019 11:29

Adam:
Ref who cares, anyway?
by Chrystel Roberts

ps. I think that I may have missed some of the finer points made by Don, Adam and Graham. Apologies if I have.

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Chrystel Roberts

Sat 31st Aug 2019 08:21

Hey Adam,

There was no need for you to apologize!

I appreciate all comments made about my work- the good, the bad and the ugly, lol.

Constructive criticism motivates one to step up their game, so to speak. I certainly do not take it as a personal affront.

Glad you liked Three Empty Words.

Please continue to comment, and feel free to give an honest opinion - it's what I EXPECT of you.

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Cynthia Buell Thomas

Fri 30th Aug 2019 12:31

Love the picture on your bio - the sheer physics of it!

I presume, by extension, that you might like to keep 'things in balance'? Probably all things?

Or you are just plain playful, self-challenging!

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Chrystel Roberts

Fri 30th Aug 2019 06:27

Hey Adam,

lol I chose the number twelve because that's two six-packs of my favourite beverage!

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Mae Foreman

Mon 26th Aug 2019 23:38

Hi Adam, how would you like me to challenge you to do a Ghazal? Here's the info!

https://www.poetryfoundation.org/learn/glossary-terms/ghazal

d.knape

Thu 22nd Aug 2019 00:10

Seattle huh?
home of Antifa mobs & homeless.

by the way, are those sharks behind you
in that photo?

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keith jeffries

Thu 15th Aug 2019 21:19

Adam, thank you for commenting on my poems. I particularly enjoyed Olympic Mountains as it had that impressionist flavour, a genre of poetry I am very drawn to. Keep writing Adam as your work has a special quality, which over time, will achieve your own personal brand of poetry. I look forward to observing your progress.
Keith

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Vautaw

Mon 5th Aug 2019 00:27

That’s some powerful poetry you are sharing Adam. One makes me want to go swimming and float for eternity, another reminds me of a time capsule that could be opened 1,000 years from now to decipher how we made it through the mayhem to continue the human race. Definitely adding you to my favorites to enjoy your lyrical lessons❣️???

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Tom

Thu 25th Jul 2019 23:53

Hi Adam, thanks for the comment on Murmur Love. I'm just trying to encourage a shy artist into expressing themselves out loud. Looking forward to reading (and listening to) yours in the next few days. T

Devon Brock

Thu 25th Jul 2019 23:08

I've noticed the chat window problem with older versions of Windows. I don't have it with 10, but my work computer, Windows 9, I think, or whatever came before 10, has the same behavior.

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Mae Foreman

Tue 23rd Jul 2019 13:45

Hello Adam! Loved your sample and may I say impressiove bio! I wish I could write songs! I wonder, is your sample a sestina? I recently did one, two in fact...yours is far better!
Anyway, welcome ?
Mae

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