ruth stone

Against the cult of personality, toward communitas

November 13, 2013
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I have a vision for readings in which everyone is welcome–in which 80 year olds and teenagers, good poets and bad poets, normatives and crazies meet on equal footing because, in the ceremony of bread, in James and Buber, your “personage” is what you leave behind when you enter the temple.

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Abigail Stone: Wrapped in Newspaper

December 27, 2011
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Mother was never prepared for Christmas. We would drive around in the old car on Christmas eve looking for a tree.

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