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Alice J. Wisler | Alice J. Wisler

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Feb.02.2011
Feb. 1, 2011 Fourteen years ago, this was the last full day you lived. It was a seasonably warm Saturday outside the hospital, and inside the institution, the windows didn't feel as cool as they had earlier.  Kissing your shiny head, I hoped you would not leave us, although it was evident that...
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Aug.12.2009
I suppose my high school English teacher would like to think he made the biggest impression in my life. He loved to quote Shakespeare, Bryon and Keats. He could whip up a gourmet French dinner in a few hours. He knew Latin and spoke Japanese. "Class, class, you'll thank me one day," he'd...
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Sep.09.2008
My novel is here, it's here, it's really here! Sure, I feel like a kid, like the kid I once was in bagging red tights, eager to win the spelling bee in Ms. Terwilliger's first grade class. However, when I look in the mirror and hold Rain Song, uh, well.... I guess I did turn 47 on my last...