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robert-gray's picture
Feb.11.2009
I am well aware that the poem below does not adhere well to the rules of haiku, aside from the 5-7-5 format, but I'm okay with that...   we...
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lucy-coats's picture
Feb.11.2009
The 'D' word. Depression. The one British people seem to have such difficulty talking about. It has held me helpless in its jaws for some little...
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michael-l-schmicker's picture
Feb.11.2009
On the night of May 11, 1969, I found myself flying over Vietnam on Pan Am 1 bound for Bangkok. The cabin was dark, everyone dozing. I peered out the...
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ugo-mattei's picture
Feb.11.2009
   Col Sharvit-Baruch and the Rules of Engagement Israeli University Welcomes "War Crimes" Colonel By JONATHAN COOK  Counterpunch February...
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phil-bronstein's picture
Feb.11.2009
During his second take-it-to-the-people appearance this morning in Ft. Myers, Fla, President Obama mentioned that "last night, I addressed the...
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john-erwin-doerper's picture
Feb.11.2009
I hate Google searches because they kill creative spontaneity by providing instant references to a term or phrase I want to use in a story. Most of...
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pauline-rowson's picture
Feb.11.2009
Not every crime writer has personal experience of murder in their family but on the fiftieth anniversary of my great aunt’s brutal killing, I take...
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diane-chamberlain's picture
Feb.11.2009
We all arrived at the Weymouth Center for the Arts for our writers' retreat yesterday and immediately got to work, followed by dinner (Sarah made...
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heather-catherine-hogan's picture
Feb.11.2009
I am thirty nine today! Today is my birthday.  I think birthdays are very special. This is the day you were introduced into the world.  This is the...
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christina-sunley's picture
Feb.11.2009
The package felt oddly light, for all those years of work. Oliver took out the camera to document the moment. But just as I tore open the packaging...
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susan-brown's picture
May.03.2009
California is having a special election in seventeen more days.  There are six ballot measures to be decided, all to do with the state budget. ...
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vicki-nikolaidis's picture
May.03.2009
Afghanistan is rich in history and culture, unfortunately the war continues. Seven years have passed; the U.S.A. still has troops and contractors in...
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asha-vose's picture
May.03.2009
Thanks everyone for the amazing and bizarre entries so far. If you've been thinking to yourself, "I'd like to 'burn' a paragraph and submit it...
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former member's picture
May.03.2009
by former member
Since Iowa is now granting it's blessing to sodomite unions, marriage licenses in the state will now read "Party A" and "Party B".Those mired in...
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former member's picture
May.03.2009
by former member
Since Iowa is now granting it's blessing to sodomite unions, marriage licenses in the state will now read "Party A" and "Party B...
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sherrie-theriault's picture
May.03.2009
May 3   REALLY RAINING     “Why do people ask if someone is really sober?” “They’re checking for the winners, I guess,” responded my sponsor. “But...
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cendrine-marrouat's picture
May.02.2009
SPECIAL OFFER UNTIL JUNE 10, 2009! To celebrate the release of my new collection of poetry entitled "Project Heartbeats and Elevation", all...
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sumathi-mohan's picture
May.02.2009
A JOURNEY INTO THE UNKNOWN…..  Let me tell you I was an unwilling participant to the invitation given by my hostess Meera.  I had no idea of the...
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patricia-milton's picture
May.02.2009
Dad sits staring at his plate this Thanksgiving Day, a stubborn tightness showing around his mouth. I can't believe my father won’t eat. Here is a...
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abraham-mertens's picture
May.02.2009
Reading the newspaper early in the morning is a way for me to awaken my imagination, connect in some small way with the rest of the world and...
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Red Room Blogs banner photograph (at the top of the page) is of writer Ernest Hemingway with Lady Duff Twysden, Hadley Hemingway, and three unidentified people at a cafe in Pamplona, Spain, during the Fiesta of San Fermin in July 1925; photograph used courtesy of the Ernest Hemingway Collection, John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston.