Author Archives: Jason Crane

“No, I’m not on Twitter,” he tweeted

My blog is linked to my Twitter account, so when I post on my blog it appears on Twitter, my last remaining social media account. That said, I never check Twitter or see anyone’s comments. If you want to reach … Continue reading

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Defending The Dreamers In DC

Yesterday I took the day off from work and joined a group from Rep. Lloyd Smucker, “representing” PA’s 16th district, took one look at another group of CASA members and locked the door to their office. The members immediately began … Continue reading

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POEM: remembering their names

remembering their names it used to seem so important all the names what they thought a heart, a thumb, a smile now I see them in the store like ghosts, like shadows mostly they don’t notice me which is good … Continue reading

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POEM: the bodhisattva of Naples, New York

the bodhisattva of Naples, New York for Mary Cornish They came with stories. They came to a big barn near a small town on a spring day still gripped by the memory of winter. They stood beneath a thousand tiny … Continue reading

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Remembering Travis Nixon

My friend Travis Nixon would have turned 44 today. This is part of his story. I hope you’ll listen.

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POEM: invasive species

invasive species we planted it at the foot of some low hills near a made-up border between two states soon we moved it across that line took it north, then west, then back east again we tried to give it … Continue reading

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