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amy-king's picture
Feb.07.2012
  Harriet @ Poetry Foundation remarks, “you’ve got to check out Esque Mag Issue 3 … It’s beautiful.” Announcing Esque (click!) For the third issue of esque, REVOLUTIONESQUE, we asked you to tell us about the revolution. We didn’t define what we mean by that. Whether it lives in...
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Feb.07.2012
It’s one thing to accept total responsibility for yourself, but there’s far more self-reliance and strength of character involved when you’ve undertaken an adventure nearly two months long, alone, and trekking nearly blind in the vast, cold region of Antarctica. In January Felicity Aston became...
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Jan.06.2012
I overheard a woman say, “Girls can be SO catty.” The woman she was talking to responded, “They ARE, aren’t they!” It was a lesson my mother taught me. Her point was: “Don’t trust girls, they’re out to hurt you.” This year I discovered how important other women are to each other. Read more on my...
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Dec.21.2011
This is a nifty *little* idea - celebrate the short story on the shortest day of the year. Yes, I will quibble and point out - regardless of actual sun position - that 21st December is the traditional shortest day, and to such I adhere. But then, to me, Pluto is still a planet. Howsoever, I'll...
amy-king's picture
Dec.10.2011
Belladonna* Benefit Performance and Auction Tuesday, December 13, 2011, 6:30 pm Location: Hi Art! 227 West 29th Street, 4th Floor (between 7th & 8th) New York, NY 10001 Advanced ticket sales are only $12! At the door, tickets are $20. http://www.belladonnaseries.org/benefit.html   The...
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Nov.17.2011
My favorite love story is the one I've lived. When my college boyfriend picked me up for our Valentine's date, I wanted poetry (he was an English major, too), flowers (who doesn't love roses), and a heart-shaped box of candy (we both liked dark chocolate). Champagne would be nice, too. Instead, I...
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Oct.25.2011
It'll be a brief visit to the Red Room tonight. Strenuous day of baking tomorrow. Just finished making the filling for the mushroom-cheese pasties. Thank goodness the forecast is for a cool day tomorrow. Laid in the supply of mead last week. Musicians have been rehearsing. It's all coming together...
dale-estey's picture
Oct.08.2011
    HM Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke Of Edinburgh   Publishers ready Diamond Jubilee titles by Charlotte Williams Publishers are preparing a raft of titles ahead of the Queen’s diamond jubilee in 2013. Big names will be penning their take on the Queen’s 60-year...
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Aug.29.2011
Anita Woodley, a journalist and radio producer, channels her younger self, her mother and grandmother in a one-woman play she has written to tell a powerful story about women’s leadership.  It is an earnest story about sickness and healing, aging, love, and survival. Read more about Anita on...
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Aug.27.2011
August 27         Burning with Desire     You cannot stop the flames from licking me by telling me I am not on fire.  For some reason you do not perceive the flames; you do not know fire. I cradle the desperate hope that you will recognize the ashes when the burn...