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kelly-jean-rice's picture
Jan.13.2013
Flailing about, like a sputtering firework Resisting it’s explosion Feeling temptation, I run away  Listening sideways To the most important...
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kelly-jean-rice's picture
Jan.13.2013
Flailing about, like a sputtering firework Resisting it’s explosion Feeling temptation, I run away  Listening sideways To the most important...
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hasmukh-amathalal's picture
Jan.13.2013
  North wind   North wind blows cold As if to root out person from strong fold Take to far off land  Where live only friends  ...
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bonnie-j-gordon's picture
Jan.13.2013
No siblings of Little, Brown editors. Not even second cousins. But the Adult Learning session I led at Temple this morning, which incorporated this...
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raissa-falgui's picture
Jan.13.2013
This blog was occasioned by a review I just read basically trashing the film, insisting not only that the music was trite but the story and...
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beverley-bie-brahic's picture
Jan.13.2013
The New Yorker this week has an article "Semi-charmed Life: The twentysomethings are all right" that I was reading in a desultory fashion last night...
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hasmukh-amathalal's picture
Jan.13.2013
  Man from holy land    I have no reason to dispute Have no individual’s right to refute! About any of the teachings That has been...
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michael-seidel's picture
Jan.13.2013
A friend committed suicide.   The list was amended, another name added. I reviewed it again, unable to stop. Death is what is expected.  ...
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michael-seidel's picture
Jan.14.2013
Words flew like bullets at Fallujah today.  Not much more to say about it.  I love writing.  I've been having great writing sessions...
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moni-schott's picture
Jan.14.2013
Integrity. Acting from the heart, from a place of love and compassion and understanding. That's the essence of life. Integrity and the heart go hand-...
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kristin-fouquet's picture
Jun.01.2009
My story "The Stranger's Dilemma" is in the summer issue of The Ranfurly Review. It is my homage to Raymond Carver.
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sherrie-theriault's picture
Jun.05.2009
June 5   DOLL   “Why is your face all red?” asked my sponsor. “I didn’t get my way,” I responded. “And this crimson appearance is the result?” “You...
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jayne-lyn-stahl's picture
Jun.05.2009
A friend of mine has a name for anyone working in government who conducts surveillance on private citizens, and that word is spook.Well, on Wednesday...
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sam-barry's picture
Jun.08.2009
This morning I was running to catch the bus. As I jumped on board I realized I didn’t have my monthly municipal transit pass, because this month I am...
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sherrie-theriault's picture
Jun.12.2009
June 12   THE WORM    Because there is never enough punishment for those who inflict hurt, I punish myself.  Only I can tell if the depth of the pain...
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evelyn-sharenov's picture
Jun.12.2009
A short story of mine has just been accepted for an anthology named 'The Wild' - the theme, of course, being the intersection of us with it, or them...
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sherrie-theriault's picture
Jun.13.2009
June 13   OPEN WINDOWS     I roll down the window in the rain hoping reality will soak in with the droplets.  I tilt up my face as I leave the car...
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nancybrady's picture
Jun.13.2009
I believe when it comes to dealing with my hair, I am missing that key genetic material, the DNA, responsible for that function.  It's either that or...
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sherrie-theriault's picture
Jun.17.2009
June 17   BOUQUET     I love the flowers in my garden.  Their upkeep is my solemn trust.  With my shears, I must cut, clear and swift, the runners...
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cynthia-polansky's picture
Jun.18.2009
I was a student at George Washington University when I first heard Washington, DC described as "where local news is national news." Catchy...
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