Year in Music: Deaths (From 2016: The Monkey Parade)
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Year in Music: Deaths (From 2016: The Monkey Parade)

Follow @marinarena on Twitter Check out Marinarena on Facebook Grim Reaper, you win!  I know, every year takes away talented music artists- but this year was especially brutal. Of course, we know about  David Bowie and Prince, as well as recently, George Michael buthere were other major artists departed from this Earth this year, such … Continue reading

2016 TV Wrap-up (U.S.A.) From 2016: the Monkey Parade
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2016 TV Wrap-up (U.S.A.) From 2016: the Monkey Parade

Follow also @marinarena on Twitter , Facebook TV is in a renaissance! 2016 offered impressive new shows and continued with quality programming from recent past. TV also said bye-bye to beloved show. Some cancellations were shocking (I’m missing my Castle and  Rizzoli & Isles. Excerpt from 2016″ The Monkey Parade” …Next up, monkeys on a float … Continue reading

What absurdity and all to anticipate in my 2016 wrap-up…
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What absurdity and all to anticipate in my 2016 wrap-up…

WANT FINISHED POETRY? READ SELECTIONS FROM MARINARENA Preview of my Epic 2016 : The Monkey Parade Sample stanza down below! 2016 is the Year of the Monkey, according to the Chinese New Year. I exploited and expanded this concept a bit! Monkeys are the main participants in the parade. They march like marionettes , playing … Continue reading

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Poetic Offerings & Things to Note on World Bipolar Day

March 30 is #WorldBipolarDay (WBD), a moment of the year in which bipolar disorder awareness is heightened. The mental illness presents great challenges to those who suffer directly and to their loved ones, as well as for medical/ healthcare providers and organizations. The bipolar condition carries levels of stigma in some societies, although much progress … Continue reading