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An excerpt of Jamaica’s Wild Orchids – A Photographer’s Journey by Denis Valentine Shortly after joining the Jamaica Orchid Society over three decades ago, I recognised the need for high-quality photographs of our Jamaican orchid species....

Javohn Perry, left, of Seattle, and her cousin, Danielle Johnson, right, of Beggs, Oklahoma, walk past the Black Wall Street mural in Tulsa, Okla. The original Black Wall Street vaporised a hundred years ago, when a murderous white mob laid waste to what

TULSA, Oklahoma (AP): The Black Wall Street Market is nowhere near Black Wall Street. The original Black Wall Street vaporised 100 years ago, when a murderous white mob laid waste to what was the nation’s most prosperous black-owned business...

High way love The man with his taxi chomping horn honking in peak hours pushing out from the minor road on to the major thoroughfare shoving himself before me and then stopping suddenly to seize the next opportunity simultaneously jerking me to...

WESTMORELAND, New Hampshire (AP) Much like the round clock faces, gears, and planets that often populate his artwork, Robert Seaman has come full circle. Seaman, 88, has been drawing since he was a boy, and at age 60, left a real estate career...

In the collection of poems below, we hear from daughters in awe of their mothers, sons missing theirs, and mothers taking us into their childbearing confidences, as Meeting Ground expresses gratitude on Mother’s Day. – Ann-Margaret Lim Mother in...

ALAMEDA, California (AP): Deirdre Freeman walks the mile from her home, lugging a large, colourful painting and tote bag with her hammer and nails. Her destination is a telephone pole at a busy intersection, where she will hang her largest “...

Pandemic demon “Leave us Covid!” I must rebuke, Be gone now! Merciless pestilence, Obey you must; And desist cunningly Stay with your wiles Away to snatch the Next unsuspecting soul. Covid, retreat! Relieve us of your Intimidating presence, I...

The Pegasus Written by Liu Che Translated by Shi Yonghao Behold, the eye-catching horse Coming from the west yonder, Crossing the boundless desert, Admired by all in alien lands. Behold, the awe-inspiring horse, Born with double backbones...
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