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Nigel’s poems, Jenn Grant, Chapter 27 of HARD WATER, Kyle Morton



Nigel reads Part 2 and 3 of Preliminary Journey, Jenn Grant sings “Lion With Me”, Mr. Ross reads ch. 27 of HARD WATER, Kyle Morton of Typhoon sings “What Will Save You”.

(Al Krautter’s 12 Steps to Natural Gardening)

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Nigel’s poem, Wake Owl, Ch. 26 of HARD WATER, Chris Staples



Douglas reminds us of BookSmart T-shirts, Al Krautter’s 12 Steps to Natural Gardening, Nigel reads “Preliminary Journey; The Low Countries” from his Oxford series, Wake Owl sings “To Be Used”, Mr. Ross reads Ch. 26 of HARD WATER, Chris Staples sings “Full Color Dream”.


BookSmart T-shirts, Nigel’s poem, Ardency, Ch. 25 of HARD WATER, David Ramirez



Douglas proffers Shopify address for to get BookSmart T-shirts; Nigel reads his poem, “Oxford, Summer, 2003; Ardency sings “I Saw The End”, Mr. Ross reads ch. 25 of HARD WATER; David Ramirez sings “I’m Not Going Anywhere”.


Nigel’s poem, Partner, Chapter 24 of HARD WATER, Del Water Gap Band



Nigel presents T-shirt scheme on Shopify; Nigel reads “Methusala” from his Philadelphia Series; Partner sings “Creature in the Sun”; Mr. Ross reads Chapter 24 of HARD WATER; Del Water Gap Band sings “Cut the Rope”.

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Nigel’s poem, “Goodpain” by Yoke Lore, Chapter 23, “Wild Mercury” by Vandaveer



Nigel reads “I Like It” from his Philadelphia series of poems; Yoke Lore sings “Goodpain”; Mr. Ross reads Chapter 23 from Part III, “It’s Got To Be Sacred” from the novel, HARD WATER; Vandaveer sings “Wild Mercury”.

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Nigel’s Poem, A.S. Fanning, Chapter 22 of HARD WATER, Justin Rutledge



Nigel Louis Stevenson recites “Some Questions”, a poem from his Philadelphia series; A.S. Fanning sings “Never Been Gone”; Mr. Ross reads Chapter 22 of HARD WATER; Justin Rutledge sings “The Great Ascension”.

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Nigel’s poem, music from Ha Ha Tonka and Francis Dunnery, Chapter 21 of HARD WATER



Nigel’s poem, “The School of Philadelphia, or, Schooled in Philadelphia”, “Lessons” by Ha Ha Tonka, Ch 21 of HARD WATER, “The Way Things Are” by Francis Dunnery.

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Spencer Burton, Jack Hayter, and Ch 20 of HARD WATER



Spencer Burton sings “Unmistakable Love”, Jack Hayter sings “A Blind Man’s Fog”, and Mr. Ross reads Chapter 20 of HARD WATER.

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Futurebirds, Nigel’s poem, Chapters 18 and 19, The Mick Mahoney Band



The Futurebirds perform “Under Your Spell”, a song that was originally written and performed by a band called Desire.Nigel reads “Nora”, the final in his series of “Pigeon Poems”. Mr. Ross reads 18 and 19 of HARD WATER. The Mick Mahoney Band performs “The Innocent and True”.

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Nigel’s Pigeon poem, Chapter 17 of HARD WATER, “July Rain” by Ten Fe



Douglas ponders the phrase, “mid-Heaven”, Nigel Louis Stevenson recites his poem, “Nora and Xiomara”, Mr. Ross reads Chapter 17 of HARD WATER, and Ten Fe performs “July Rain”.

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