We stand in solidarity with the uprising unfolding across the country following the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade, Nina Pop, Jamel Floyd, and those affected by generations of structural violence against Black communities.

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Susan Swenson

Susan Swenson is a writer/poet living in Brooklyn. She is also editor/publisher of Pierogi Press.

Black Rot of Crucifers and Juniper Woes

Juniper Woes, believed by the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) to be brought on by winter injury, leads to the loss of untold numbers of evergreens and shrubs. Although usually resulting from the interaction of low temperatures, frequent freeze / thaw cycles, rapid cooling and thawing rates, this is only a spur to the downward mental spiral.


The Brooklyn Rail

JUNE 2020

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