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kyle-kendall's picture
Aug.26.2012
burned moths still licking at the light; they flap near noiselessly, just inside the luminous shadow                              (inverse of the dark). just as in our world, there is a crystaline globe circling the answers...
michael-seidel's picture
Aug.12.2012
Busy day yesterday, walkin', readin', writin', runnin' 'round, again, another of those days others should be fortunate enough to live, when you have the time and wherewithal to decide what you want to do and not be driven by others.  Wrote like crazy in the morning. Got myself to the...
steven-belanger's picture
Aug.06.2012
photos: The Old Firepit, with raging inferno, and The New Firepit, with distinct and subtle flame.     This is one of those blog moments where everything is sorta connected to everything else, maybe yet another minor epiphany, but here it goes:   So, moments after I (hopefully)...
alex-fraser's picture
Jul.01.2012
The day was a little warmer than predicted.   THEN . . .   The superannuated Agents of the Vehme caught up with us at last. In gthe morning, a little before ten o'clock a bell, familiar in the past, but not heard recently, began to ring incessantly. Londera called to tell us our...
christine-hamm's picture
Mar.17.2012
Extinguish We tried to get high in the bathroom. I tried to cut your bangs again, missed and hit an eye. I still remember the smell of your arms, my ex-sis, your hair like flammable paper dolls. Water isn’t always the answer. We fell to the bed, a thin tangle of limbs: the dog jumped on but we...
vincent-louis-carrella's picture
Feb.28.2012
Iron can be heated and poured, molten, into molds of almost any conceivable shape. For the better part of a century objects created in foundries and pieced together by human hands dominated our lives. Iron was the medium of the industrial revolution but wood was it's fuel. The world was conquered...
christine-hamm's picture
Feb.26.2012
Only You Can You’re in the form of a redwood hunched and weeping in the corner. You forgot your lunch pail and none of the other trees will share with you. “Isn’t this a great sunny day?” I whisper to you. You sniff wetly, but I’m hoping you’ll still discuss the weather with me – redwoods are great...
michael-seidel's picture
Feb.10.2012
Firefighters in San Leandro, California, responded to a fire and ended up rescuing several people. Capt Pappas wore a helmet cam so the activities were captured as the firetruck raced through the streets, pulled up and the action began. As a person and citizen, the story created compelling viewing...
birdie-chesson's picture
Dec.01.2011
I heard a term used yesterday that had me thinking a lot. Fire Lighters and Fire Fighters. I believe that everyone is born with a flame. Whether it's a burning desire to be something special or just stand out from everyone else. There's a fire in all of us and there are circumstances that...
jacquelyn-mitchard's picture
Aug.29.2011
Interview with Author Jacquelyn Mitchard Novel explores psychology of disfigured woman, face transplant. Published on August 26, 2011 by Jennifer Haupt in One True Thing Second Nature,  the latest from Jackie Mitchard, tells the story of a woman whose...