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    The Green Party has continually opposed entry into war and has consistently called for the immediate return of our troops, in stark contrast to the Democratic and Republican parties.
    Today we march, tomorrow we vote Green Party.

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    Occupy Wall Street: What Just Happened? eBook

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    Occupy Wall Street: What Just Happened? eBook

    Reflections on Occupy Wall Street, with photos, fun, and good wishes for the future. eBook, Occupy Wall Street: What Just Happened? (Only $.99 !) In the eBook, the Occupy movement is explored through original reporting, photographs, cartoons, poetry, essays, and reviews.The collection of essays and blog posts records the unfolding of Occupy into the culture from September 2011 to the present.  Authors Kimberly Wilder and Ian Wilder were early supporters of Occupy, using their internet platforms to communicate the changes being created by the American Autumn.

    The eBook is currently available on Amazon for Kindle;  Barnes & Noble Nook ; Smashwords independent eBook seller; and a Kobo for 99 cents and anyone can read it using their Kindle/Nook Reader, smart phone, or computer.

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    Please visit our Etsy shop at: Wilderside Vintage and Antique Jewelry
    Eco-Fashion!
    Choosing vintage or antique jewelry to wear and/or gift, is a way to be gentle on the planet. Remembering the Waste Hierarchy Triangle, folks who love the planet should always try to…”Reduce, Reuse, Recycle”. Please share or donate your own jewelry and try buying vintage rather than new.

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Myles & Sargent @ PeaceSmiths Coffeehouse Friday 6/2/17

The PeaceSmiths Topical, A-Typical, Folk Music, Poetry, and Whatever Long Island Coffeehouse presents John Myles, Walter Sargent, and Open Time.

Korb & Pagano @ PeaceSmiths Coffeehouse Friday 4/7/2017

Friday, April 7, 2017 at 8pm First United Methodist Church, 25 Broadway, Amityville, New York 11701 (The “last church on the left” going south on Rte 110) $7 at the door/more if possible, less if necessary The PeaceSmiths Topical, A-Typical, Folk Music, Poetry, and Whatever Coffeehouse presents… Rocket & the Launchers are Ken “The Rocket” Korb and Lora Kendal, […]

Thurston Moore and more at the New Year’s Day Poetry Marathon

Thurston Moore read at The Poetry Project’s annual New Year’s Day Marathon Reading. Ian and Kimberly attended with their friend David Kirschenbaum of Boog City. We had a wonderful time. We caught just a few photos and videos of the proceedings. One of the highlights was Anne Waldman’s poem about suffering. You can find a […]

The November Project 2016: Poetry

By David A. Kirschenbaum and Ian Wilder David A. Kirschenbaum and Ian Wilder did a writing project this month based upon the U.S. Bill of Rights and the subsequent amendments to the U.S. Constitution. Each day Ian provided a section as a writing prompt to David to write the first poem. Ian, in turn, treating […]

Reading of The Bells by Edgar Allan Poe

Kimberly and Ian Wilder read the poem The Bells by Edgar Allan Poe.

EA Poe reading 10/30/16 in Riverhead

Reading of Edgar Allan Poe’s work on Sunday, October 30, 2016 from 2pm to 4pm at Vines & Hops, 127 E Main St, Riverhead, NY 11901.

Westcott & Dud Music, Friday 11/4/16 PeaceSmiths

PeaceSmiths Long Island Coffeehouse Friday, November 4, 2016 at 8pm The PeaceSmiths Topical, A-Typical, Folk Music, Poetry, and Whatever Coffeehouse presents… Bob Westcott Dud Music Open Time, we got a time at the end for you, if you got a song or a poem, some jokes or hurrahs. The coffeehouse is located at the First United […]

Bob Dylan Wilderside posts

Bob Dylan, the 2016 Nobel Prize winner in Literature has of course popped up in several ontheWilderside posts.

Bards by the Barn 7-29-16

poets Jeffrey Watkins, Ian Wilder, and 2013 Suffolk County poet laureate Pramila Venkateswaran. for poetry readings at Riverhead Library

Karl Grossman endorses Walt Whitman holiday

from Suffolk Closeup: Remembering Whitman by Karl Grossman Suffolk County Green Party activists Ian and Kimberly Wilder, lovers of poetry and nature, residents of Riverhead, have proposed making his birthday a national holiday. Said Ms. Wilder, a teacher, in an essay that is online (ontheWilderside.com): “Walt Whitman was born close to me in West Hills…For me […]

Photos & Video: Whitman’s Leaves of Grass Marathon May 21, 2016

Photos and videos from Canio’s Books’ Leaves of Grass Marathon reading on May 21, 2016

How To Celebrate Walt Whitman’s Birthday

Poet Walt Whitman was born on Long Island, New York, on May 31, 1819. Onthewilderside proposes a national holiday for Whitman’s birthday. Below are some videos and ideas about how to honor this wonderful poet, thinker, and experimenter of language. For those of us on Long Island, please do not forget the annual events at The […]

Walt Whitman Marathon, May 21, 2016

Walt Whitman leaves of Grass marathon reading 10am – 6 pm at Canio’s Books. Community poets, actors and others will read a selection of Whitman’s poems.

Triceratones at 5/6/16 PeaceSmiths Coffeehouse

The PeaceSmiths Topical, A-Typical, Folk Music, Poetry, and Whatever Coffeehouse on Friday, May 6, 2016 at 8pm presents Triceratones In The Round! with Rorie Kelly, Pauline Salotti, Martha Trachtenberg and
Claire Raby.