Author Archives: Lorene Cary

About Lorene Cary

Writer, teacher, arts founder.

Letters to Our Fathers at Crenshaw High, L.A.


Letters to our Fathers My friend Tina Smith-Brown and I went to Los Angeles to conduct a video conversation based […]

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Lenten Ashtanga


  This year Ash Wednesday fell on the new moon, when our yoga studio does not hold morning Mysore practice. […]

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Queen


  At the end of Aretha Franklin’s December 29, 2014, concert at the Kimmel Center in Philadelphia, we in the […]

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Updrafts of Memory


Time during Anniversary Weekend feels very much as it does when I write; we swim and float and march through […]

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MLK Day at Exeter


At Phillips Exeter Academy  the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday is a secular sabbath whose significance goes deep into students’ […]

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Christmas Pageant 2013


PAGEANT 2013 final

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Writing makes me happy


The other day, making dinner, I felt right.  Happy is the word I used for this title, but it was […]

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Swarthmore College Commencement 2013


Thanks to Swarthmore College for the honorary Doctor of Arts, bestowed at the 2013 commencement. It was a special privilege […]

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Guest Blog: Remember Dr. Shirley Turpin-Parham


After February’s exciting free e-download of Free! Great Escapes from Slavery on the Underground Railroad I was delighted to see […]

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Beth Lewis, Free’s illustrator as Artist-in-Residence at Please Touch


  Lorene Cary tells the story of watching me draw audience members at Art Sanctuary when I was in high […]

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