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barbara-rubel's picture
Jul.20.2011
In only six months you will be thinking about your new year’s resolutions. Before doing so, take a moment and think about the resolutions you made at the beginning of this year. As you look back over the past six months, did you keep any of the resolutions you made? You can manage regrets so they...
bonnie-g-roberts's picture
Jun.25.2011
As I have been adding information to the Red Room, at moments, I have felt overwhelmed.  Not by the difficulty of the site, but by going back through old journals and reviews and seeing there names of poets and writers who have continued to write and submit their work for the last ten years.   I...
james-hoch's picture
Jun.12.2011
Faith, Hope and Rejection No, Charity is not being suspended or replaced from the triumvirate of virtues, and rejection is certainly not a virtue.  The word originated in 1415 and meant “to throw or throw back.” And yes, a rejection does feel like someone threw something at you squarely hitting you...
m-kathy-brown's picture
Mar.10.2011
Early yesterday morning, I sat down at the computer, checked Facebook, and found this prompt from a close friend and great prose poet, Lisa Cihlar. The prompt? - small regrets OR small egrets. Right then and there, I took her up on it and wrote the following:     Without I now live life...
maria-espinosa's picture
Oct.06.2010
MISSING CUASTECOMATE  Now that I have left, I miss the sound of the waves breaking against the sand, only a few feet away from the house. I miss the dark empty space that at night seemed threatening.  Now for a short while the beach is fairly quiet, deserted by vacationers until later in the fall ...
rosy-cole's picture
Jun.27.2010
  Jean Beraud - After the Misdeed    Thus grief still treads upon the heels of pleasure. Married in haste, we may repent at leisure.      More recent versions include:     Divorce in haste, repent at leisure   Tweet in hot blood in haste, repent at...
brenda-youngerman's picture
Dec.24.2009
Here I sit on Christmas Eve 2009 - alone for the 15th year in a row - oh don't be sad for me....I'm not sad. This is the best time for me to sit and reflect back on the past year and see what went wrong and what went right. Actually this year I have to admit that more went right than wrong and I...
Dr.Sheri.Rosenthal's picture
Nov.28.2009
As we near the end of another glorious year of life and adventure we are presented again with the opportunity to make a decision as to the way we choose to perceive our life's circumstances. Everyday our mind judges and qualifies each moment of our lives. Either life measures up to our...
sheri-rosenthal's picture
Nov.28.2009
As we near the end of another glorious year of life and adventure we are presented again with the opportunity to make a decision as to the way we choose to perceive our life's circumstances. Everyday our mind judges and qualifies each moment of our lives. Either life measures up to our...
michael-lipsey's picture
Sep.09.2009
This week's blog topic is repentance, a subject on which I have lived long enough to be able to write at length. I will kindly not burden you with my regrets but simply offer two of my epigrams: If you don’t think that you’ve made a lot of mistakes in your life, you’ve learned nothing. I’m planning...