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steven-belanger's picture
Apr.02.2014
Photo: book's cover, from beforeitsnews.com     If you like horror, and you like short stories, go get a copy of Dark Visions 1: A Collection of Modern Horror, an anthology of original short stories, edited by Anthony Rivera and Sharon Lawson.  It's available on Amazon, here....
judy-jones's picture
Jan.09.2014
http://www.thestreetspirit.org/january-poetry-of-the-streets-3/ l asked the lord in prayer why people are begging for food   I thought god’s goodness was for everyone   and the lord answered me   the poorest of the poor count on you and me to be their voice hands and feet   and...
jm-cornwell's picture
Jan.08.2014
Books have been at the center of my life for as long as I can remember and I don't remember a lot of Dick and Jane or beginning readers. I started with the newspaper and any book I got my hands on. I didn't understand that children didn't read Virgil, Homer, or Edgar Rice Burroughs, although it...
chris-bohjalian's picture
Dec.01.2013
There is absolutely nothing in the world I like more than calling strangers at their homes over dinner and asking for money. There is just no faster way to make friends and influence people. And so I might be calling you on Tuesday night – especially if you live in Vermont. I will be dialing for...
andrew-q-lam's picture
Nov.12.2013
New America Media, Commentary, Andrew Lam, Posted: Nov 13, 2013 For every Syrian who escaped the civil war in his or her homeland by crossing international borders, there are three more displaced within the country. Those who manage to leave become refugees. Those who stay behind...
beverley-bie-brahic's picture
Oct.03.2013
Every evening about 9:30 two men make beds in the doorway opposite. Last year there was one, this year he--I'm imagining it's the same man, but I don't know this--has company. They spread pieces of cardboard, a foam mattress on top, a pillow (for the one I can see, the closer bed is hidden), they...
steven-belanger's picture
Jun.07.2013
Photo: Book cover from the book's images on Goodreads   Very odd but very readable memoir that starts off as the story of Karp's extremely messed-up family (she has a few memoirs still left in the tank on this alone). But it then becomes the story of the unfortunate decisions she makes as...
farzana-versey's picture
May.15.2013
  I see such pictures and cringe. It is not about colour. Or race. It is about how, even with the goodness of our hearts, we do not understand whether anybody wants our help. According to the caption that appeared in the paper, the lady (I shall not name her or reveal her nationality) is a “...
dianne-lindsey's picture
Mar.26.2013
  I can please only one person per day. Today is not your day. Tomorrow isn’t looking good, either.Anonymous ____________________________________________________________   Mel and I celebrated 14 years together June 15, 2010. That is a considerable amount of time especially in the gay...
michael-seidel's picture
Mar.13.2013
He's black and white, typical tuxedo, long haired and feline, with large paws.  I first saw him on my front porch three days ago, visiting with my cats.  His presence didn't perturb them and he wasn't threatened by them but he stayed a good distance from me.  Tonight was the third...