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sherrie-theriault's picture
Mar.08.2014
March 8       YOU ARE ALLOWED TO CLOSE WINDOWS OR KEEP THEM OPEN   Not every open window offers a warm and welcome breeze.  There are windows, which greet with artic blast and little else.  Frosted cheeks and chapped lips, I face these frigid openings believing it is...
susan-keefe's picture
Sep.28.2013
A beautiful children's story.   In this fourth book, we join Robby the Robin and his ever growing flock of mixed species birds as they decide to travel again, this time their adventures are to take them down the coast and they are joined by their seafaring friends  Wanda the Whale...
sherrie-theriault's picture
Aug.17.2013
August 17     Go where it’s warm     The intangible rightness of cohesion is difficult to explain.  What is it that makes a group congregating into a congregation?  What makes a rag tag tousle into a home group?  It is the thing I yearn for, but dare not chase....
bro-smith-sgs's picture
Jul.07.2013
Hello there my spiritual friend, I feel it is time, once again to address contemplation. Now as to the concept of a ladder of ascent, or migration, it is based on the migration of Psalms 120-134. Real or imagined, Climacus, Bernard, Bruno, Ignatius, Bellarmine and a host of others draw their...
sherrie-theriault's picture
Mar.07.2013
  March 7   Migration   Why does an alcoholic leave the drink behind?  To go where it’s warm, because drunkenness has become cold comfort, because the climate has changed.  The wind resists the flight from the bottle and the initiative to break the flow is rotated among the...
sherrie-theriault's picture
Dec.15.2012
  December 15   GOOSE       I round this corner nearly every day.  There in the field stands a flock of problems pecking the ground and flapping their wings.  Uniform and regular, the honking and squawking is undistinguishable from yesterday.  I ponder and...
maureenduffy's picture
May.04.2012
Just received word that the new issue of Terrain.org: A Journal of the Built & Natural Environments is now live at http://www.terrain.org.  It's beautiful.  The theme is migration and it is filled with photos, essays, poems and meditations on birds, cougars, people, mountain lions...
louise-young's picture
Nov.14.2011
  Two months ago, camped on a ridge in Montana's Absaroka Mountains, I watched the setting sun, and then followed the full moon as it retraced the daytime path of its sister sphere across the sky until it too sank beneath the peak where the sun had disappeared twelve hours previous.  And...
cheryl-hall-russell's picture
Aug.19.2011
I sat in the small, too warm auditorium of the Okolona Mississippi Elementary school totally enraptured. As a writer, I was experiencing a true Nirvana! In front of me was a group of internationally recognized journalist and authors and the room was sizzling. As enjoyable as this occasion was for...
mayra-calvani's picture
Jun.22.2011
Award-winning, first-time novelist Marisel Vera pens an honest, heart-felt, often sad tale of an idealistic, naïve Puerto Rican girl named Felicidad who goes to America to be with the man she loves. The story, told from an author omniscient point of view, begins in the early 1940’s in the...