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The Wake-Up Blast

The Wake-Up Blast captures over 3 decades of poetic protest and dissent, recounted through the lens of personal encounters throughout the world. Hall Gardner’s engaged poetry captivates readers through rallying cries against fear and violence, interwoven with the ultimate hope of peace and global understanding.


Weep Harlem, For Your King

This tequila morn
only we winos awake
to breathe the scents of petals
withered from a yellow rose...