Jonathon Keats read a cautionary tale from The Book of the Unknown about the dangers of teaching a golem to feel. Stan Goldberg read from Lessons for the Living about hospice visits to cancer patients. Jenesha de Rivera read about a Filipino couple in Long Island. Andrew Dugas read a poem about children lighting matches, and a story about astronomy and a paperboy's epiphany. Paula Hendricks read poems about allergies,a a dying cat, and the unknown.