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Anthony Trendl

Anthony Trendl


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Anthony Trendl is a poet and writer who has performed across Illinois, and is available to speak to your group. He leads a speech writing firm in Chicago, serving executives and celebrities with strategic keynote leadership, political and inspirational speeches. Follow him on Facebook.

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A neighbor's deck is removed, but does it cause more problems? A storm is coming.

April showers bring May flowers? True, especially here in the Midwest, but all that new life eats, and with that, there is death. Where is the peace in all of the violence?

You heard Joe Biden proudly and profanely drop the F-bomb, the bomb that rung 'round the world. Is he the first? No, George W Bush did it once, though less visibly. President Obama ignored it, to his credit. In this case, it shows why... more

Looking at the difficulty of modern life and culture through a spoken word performance. Influenced by the Beat Movement, Jack Kerouac, post-modern despair and the audacity of hope. Charlie Parker's piece "Orinthology" provides... more

In Chicago, pizza matters. We take it seriously. While we did not invent pizza, we perfected it. After many years of sampling, it turns out Pepsi is what goes with a good sausage pizza. Listen and learn why.

One morning last summer, when there was no snow, and a friendlier sun, I awoke early and thought about what was around me. It was not the drab beige life of minivans and soccer moms. The Midwest has more than that to love, but can... more

An essay looking at my hardworking neighbors en route to their next stop in their commute. It is both lonely and hopeful, as they trudge on a gray day looking forward to better days.
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