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sherrie-theriault's picture
Mar.25.2014
March 25     THE ORDER   I can’t expect delivery if I haven’t placed the order.  I never seem to know what I want until after I have accepted something else.  I can remember thinking order meant procedure not procurement---set the table, not end my hunger.  I focused...
bob-mustin's picture
Dec.27.2013
This article tells us that reading stories puts us into the story in a way more real than we would have thought. Fractal theory in turn tells us that certain systems (let's call them stories) repeat infinitely, tons of these systems (stories) embedded in others.  Why were even...
dale-estey's picture
Jul.24.2013
There is so much pretence surrounding the surveillance to which governments subject their citizens. Make the laws opaque enough that they expose nothing and cover all. Terrorists have all but given carte blanche to governments to spy wherever, and however,  they want. [DE]...
rina-macasaet's picture
May.08.2013
Prayer and chores go together. This is how I am able to keep myself together. As I putter in the kitchen, chopping carrots and onions, my mind is in prayer.   While the chicken bakes, I think about my exam today and ask for divine guidance. I pray for my father and the girls not in a...
steven-belanger's picture
Mar.25.2013
Photo: Book cover of the anthology that contains my recently-sold poem, "An Old Man."   You'll find it in this anthology of "poems of hope throughout the world."  This recent write-up says it better:   We are delighted to announce that “Hope Springs A Turtle” is now available to...
sherrie-theriault's picture
Mar.24.2013
  March 24   Water Buddha     The longer on the river I am the less I fear the river.  I still don’t know what lay ahead, anything may wait for me just around the next bend, but I fear this less and less.  Experience is a great foundation no matter what you are...
hasmukh-amathalal's picture
Jul.12.2012
Joy and happiness is to be felt aloneIt comes only when something good is doneNot only happiness but contentment also when dream is fulfilledEach time you meet relatives you remain smiled Nature is partly responsible for such pleasant thingHow flowers attract you and when birds sing?The whole...
thaisa-frank's picture
May.14.2012
There are many lists that I have that potentially keep me from writing.  There are, of course, cleaning the desk, remembering to feed the cat, e-mail discussions with SOs about dinner, gifts for kid's teachers, a costume for Burning Man, laundry, buying more paper.   These are lists about...
eve-kushner's picture
May.11.2012
Traveling through Norway in 2008, I absorbed just a few Norwegian terms from menus. When I encountered this ad on the side of a building in Oslo, I felt excited to be able to recognize the words for "milk" and "chocolate." Photo Credit: Eve Kushner But did melkesjokolade mean "milk...
tania-hershman's picture
Apr.12.2012
Well, it's all kicking off now! I'm delighted to announce that my new collection, published May 3rd, is now available for pre-order!   A collection of 56 short fictions, here are a few lovely things I cajoled writers I greatly admire to say about it:   "Funny, fresh, lyrical.  ...