All Pieces for Susan J. Cook

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This poem to the President of the NRA has no statistics, no logic, no legal reasoning or principle. Only profound grief and sadness..

  • Added: Oct 27, 2023
  • Length: 01:09
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The arrest of a Fifth Avenue architect as the alleged serial murderer of several women brings up the question of whether anyone over that long peri...

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  • Added: Jul 21, 2023
  • Length: 08:36
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Forget-me-knots in bloom..., Credit: Susan Cook
From the Spring 2023 Maine Arts Journal. A poem on the intricacies of grieving.

  • Added: May 18, 2023
  • Length: :59
Caption: From a buddhist center "...the cellular call, compassion..., Credit: Susan Cook
During National Poetry Month, an American Sonnet to bring us to know better the women journalists of Ukraine.

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  • Added: Apr 06, 2023
  • Length: 01:17
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: At the 1996 Dem National Convention, at the beginning of the Platform debate, women protested for the right to choose..., Credit: New York Times, August 28, 1996
As 6 Supreme Court Justices end Roe v. Wade, shaming and humiliating Pro-Choice advocates becomes the anti-choice strategy.

  • Added: May 21, 2022
  • Length: 06:13
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In these times, a poem for the places we find resilience.

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  • Added: Mar 11, 2022
  • Length: 01:02
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: "Breathing: American Sonnets", Credit: Susan Cook
This year, even with its dashed hopes and fear of "deja vu all over again" an abundance of good prevailed.

  • Added: Dec 30, 2021
  • Length: 03:45
Caption: "Breathing: American Sonnets", Credit: Susan Cook
Getting vaccinated and wearing a mask may be all there is to making someone happy in Covid-19 times.

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  • Added: Nov 26, 2021
  • Length: 03:52
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
The Supreme Court decision to ignore the inhumane aspects of the Texas Abortion law reminds us to look to the places where human connection is val...

  • Added: Sep 03, 2021
  • Length: 08:17
Caption: There's a quote from the Bible I've taken to lately..., Credit: Edgar Cook
There are many many examples of malice these days. And then there are the opportunities to do good.

  • Added: Aug 22, 2021
  • Length: 03:28
Caption: "Breathing: American Sonnets", Credit: Susan Cook
Thomas Edison and what his light did- understood through an American Sonnet.

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  • Added: Apr 14, 2021
  • Length: :55
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Breathing; American Sonnets, Credit: Susan Cook (Finishing Line, 2020))
In the large, large universe, the mind's eye still sees what it will.

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  • Added: Apr 14, 2021
  • Length: :57
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: ...your business in life, to do good and to do good for evil..., Credit: Susan Cook
My father often said his mother always told him, "Do good for evil." It's drawn from the Bible "This is your calling, your business in life- to do...

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  • Added: Mar 27, 2021
  • Length: 01:07
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: "...they are taking justice out in the backyard..., Credit: In "Breathing: American Sonnets" by Susan Cook
A sonnet about justice when it is buried and forgotten.

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  • Added: Mar 06, 2021
  • Length: 01:34
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: "Breathing: American Sonnets" by Susan Cook, Credit:,
From America's Sonnet, "This sonnet's yours America, but you will not take all my loves, turn my Black, brown, blue."

  • Added: Feb 28, 2021
  • Length: :57

  • Added: Jan 19, 2021
  • Length: 01:42
Caption: He didn't do it alone., Credit: Susan Cook
In the Department of Poetic Justice, the ode to 2020 and caucasian, male, non-mask wearing arrogant reality - like that of the now closed Institute...

  • Added: Jan 01, 2021
  • Length: 03:50
Caption: "If you can loot businesses, burn down buildings, engage in protest- you can also go to a Christmas party.' Dec 2, 2020 White House Press Secretary, Credit: Susan Cook
As the Nation enters the Christmas (and Hannukah) Season with parties (ahem..) on hold, In the Department of Poetic Justice (and Reckoning), a lyr...

  • Added: Dec 05, 2020
  • Length: 03:15
Caption: ...Down on Santa Claus Lane..., Credit: Susan Cook
A lyrical tribute from one Special Viewer observing the Republican National Convention and a certain Pardon being given by You Know Who!

  • Added: Nov 28, 2020
  • Length: 05:00
Caption: We all miss the wild buffalo. Not so much You Know Who., Credit: Susan Cook
Election Day has come and gone! Remember the poll that really counts most always is the vote you cast. To the tune from "It's Beginning to Look A ...

  • Added: Oct 30, 2020
  • Length: 04:18