Poetry

Heaney and Hadzi

The sculpture titled Agapetime stands on the plaza at the Lower Locks complex behind the main building of Middlesex Community College. The title is a combination of Greek words meaning “love” and “honor.” Artist Dimitri Hadzi (1921 – 2006) created the bronze artwork for Paul and Niki Tsongas in the late 1980s.…

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“Who am I?” A poem by Tooch Van

Tooch Van, a Cambodian-American resident of Lowell, shared the following poem: I am Tooch Van, an educator, a storyteller, a community activist, a husband and a daddy (Papa) of two boys: Winston and Franklin Van. I came from Cambodia to study in America at Middlesex Community College, Trinity College, Princeton…

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