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kathryn-stripling-byer's picture
Jan.12.2009
Yes, who cares? Those of us who are rooted to place and whose poems seem, as Seamus Heaney says, to rise out of the land we walk, are barely noticed...
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SFKaufman's picture
Jan.12.2009
  A Grand Plan Begins to Unfold I see all of my desires and dreams taking root and becoming fruitful in the immediate now. In my visions of the...
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diana-pharaoh-francis's picture
Jan.12.2009
Elizabeth Bear, aka matociquala , has a post today on writing the other.   This has caused me to muse (inconveniently I might add, since my deadline...
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josie-brown's picture
Jan.12.2009
We all know someone who has lost their job recently. And you can just imagine how many of your fans and readers may now be out of work -- and out on...
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james-buchanan's picture
Jan.12.2009
The hardest thing about writing is doubting yourself. I go through this nearly every day and in ways that are too numerous to even catalogue. There...
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chris-rodell's picture
Jan.12.2009
Few are the monuments we construct to the most monumental people in our lives. My father died five years ago today. So I’m taking the easy way out...
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laurel-anne-hill's picture
Jan.12.2009
I kneaded bread dough, my flour-covered hand pushing hard into the eleven-grain mound.  The dull ache in my shoulder intensified.  This sourdough...
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june-casagrande's picture
Jan.12.2009
A NexTag ad I saw on Yahoo today entices readers to "Earn a Degree in as Few as Two Years!" How does this happen? Most likely, some...
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katia-noyes's picture
Jan.12.2009
"Most of us stare into blank pages: Few of us bother to read them," says author Thaisa Frank.
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anne-brooke's picture
Jan.12.2009
First off, here’s this morning’s meditation: Meditation 46 The robe brushes the earthwith pomegranates and golden notes.See the ground sing, echo...
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quenntis-ashby's picture
Mar.26.2009
You've written something you thought was amazing. A month or two later you read it and think, "Which idiot wrote this?" You check the...
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edmund-jenks's picture
Mar.26.2009
A blog post spawned by a response to a previous posting about the comparison of deficiet spending between the two-party rule 43rd Presidency and the...
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catherine-nagle's picture
Mar.26.2009
Where Is True Justice? I have learned that justice can be found in the heart, through compassion. But before I learned this, and for most of my life...
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sherrie-theriault's picture
Mar.26.2009
March 26   THE ORPHANAGE OF MY HEART    The orphanage of my heart holds many children, children of my past.  They gaze at me, fixed in an attempt to...
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sue-glasco's picture
Mar.25.2009
Last Friday night, the first day of Spring, Gerald and I experienced the awakening as we drove down to Union County amid the white blossoming pear...
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former member's picture
Mar.25.2009
by former member
While passing by her house While philandering through the bustling traffic streets; the mostconspicuousthing that caught my eye; was obnoxious clouds...
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former member's picture
Mar.25.2009
by former member
  While today When she wasn’t there in my life; my hands were justhands; painstakingly staggering in flagrantincoherence to engross themselves...
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former member's picture
Mar.25.2009
by former member
While today she had solely become There was a time when she was the most unparalleled flirtation of the entire atmosphere; whilst today she had...
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former member's picture
Mar.25.2009
by former member
In what has been described as "a major blow to online free speech in Canada", an Ontario court has ordered the owners of FreeDominion.ca to...
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susan-brown's picture
Mar.25.2009
Today was interesting.  This morning I wrote about a scientist-turned-management-person chastising the one-woman 'customer service department'...
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