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jennifer-mclagan's picture
Jan.25.2009
By late January I've had enough of winter and so I've been on the look out for Seville oranges to make marmalade. I found the first ones this Friday...
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brenda-webster's picture
Jan.25.2009
On the last day of summer camp when I was fourteen, I was called out of the riding ring and told abruptly that my father had died suddenly. It was...
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rosy-cole's picture
Jan.25.2009
This piece was written about twenty years ago to amuse my son, Chris, not long after he started Boarding School. Our canine in residence at the time...
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kathryn-stripling-byer's picture
Jan.25.2009
Thank you to all the respondents to my two blogposts, especially the "Last one," which made me wish I could meet you six writers in other ways than...
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alethea-d-eason's picture
Jan.25.2009
Santiago, January 2009 Santiago in the summer is hot; unlike Los Angeles which has a similar latitude, there is less smog than in winter . . . I...
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jessica-barksdale-inclan's picture
Jan.25.2009
Two nights ago, I went to a birthday party for a very dear friend.  She's my friend and colleague and writing group mainstay.  She's been my...
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julie-buxbaum's picture
Jan.25.2009
I wonder how many of us have a phantom city from our past?  You know that place that you run to and run from in equal measure?  Below, a beautiful...
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anne-brooke's picture
Jan.25.2009
Was very pleased to discover today that Eat A Peach webzine will be publishing my poem, Surrender, later in the year. Always good to have something...
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kristy-kiernan's picture
Jan.25.2009
My friends want me to write a funny book. They read my blog posts and they read my e-mails, and they write back and ask When are you going to write a...
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Jan.25.2009
My grandmother died today, Sunday January, 25, 2009 in Chicago, Illinois.  My grandmother was a saint in my eyes, my sibling's eyes too.  She was...
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edmund-jenks's picture
Apr.10.2009
Obamaisms - All Traced To Reflections On Glass Set to the tune "Video Killed The Radio Star", This Youtube presentation and the links...
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anderson-gibbons-iii's picture
Apr.10.2009
The Seaside Where the Snow Fell is perhaps the most complex poem I have written.  There was a lot that I wanted to express when I thought about the...
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sherrie-theriault's picture
Apr.10.2009
April 10   FEELING TEMPLES    I failed to appreciate the initial onslaught of feelings.  I spent much time trying to capture them, lock them away, or...
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cat-connor's picture
Apr.10.2009
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ron-lavalette's picture
Apr.10.2009
No Exodus Older now, our sweet little Debbie, sweet as ever but not so very little anymore, gets stuck in Aisle Three, lost amid all those pre-fab...
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brian-mckee's picture
Apr.09.2009
For the last two years (up until a couple of weeks ago) I was using a laptop with a beautiful display that I bought CTO from HP. Its display was the...
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luciana-lhullier's picture
Apr.09.2009
An Easter gift for everyone at Red Room, no matter their beliefs. It´s a gift from the heart, and the heart doesn´t see denominations, it only sees...
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former member's picture
Apr.09.2009
by former member
The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that a search of your trash doesn't violate your privacy. This decision is in line with that of the United...
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ron-lavalette's picture
Apr.09.2009
EVER AND WILL Ever looked good out on Main Street, his feet a foot above a fiery sidewalk, his wings wide, his eyes glazed.  He’s higher and wiser...
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faruk-buzhala's picture
Apr.09.2009
    This week I'd like to bring up one of life's small pleasures that actually provides quite a bit of satisfaction: the houseplant. Have you ever...
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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.