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Jul.18.2009
Poetry Events / Calendars Poetry Events and Calendars in your Town or City [Please post addt'l venues in comments to be added!] ~~~ AL...
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Aug.03.2009
Today’s My Birthday and There’s a Fog…3082009 FOGGED CLARITY FICTION Caitlin HorrocksDylan Brock POETRY Scott HightowerHowie GoodAna BozicevicAmy...
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Aug.30.2009
Why do children play with dolls? One reason is that they like to make up stories and act them out. Dolls serve as permissible figures that allow...
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Sep.21.2009
SLAVES TO DO THESE THINGS by Amy King ~~~~ I'm portable. My mind travels / the verse and valleys of whole people says the poet. Correct! Readers of...
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Dec.06.2009
Ever hear of Diane Savino?  You will.  Currently our senator from Staten Island, she recently made the nation’s radar with her speech on the sanctity...
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Dec.08.2009
8122009 Like it or not, parallels exist between the two separate-but-similar battles for civil rights.  I received some flack the other day for...
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Dec.09.2009
Ever Hear of “The Family”?  Get Ready… Fear or disinterest?  The powers that be don’t care why we don’t discuss how our oppressions work together...
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Mar.24.2010
This Is What a [Feminist] Poet Looks Like6022010 Featuring: Monday, February 1: Ching-In Chen, Jennifer Bartlett, & Kate DurbinTuesday, February...
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Mar.24.2010
To Understand, a Window4012010 A word washed ashore:  Bookslut Tiny out-of-order excerpts: This phenomenon, in my book, is referred to as “finding...
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Mar.24.2010
Towards Still Another Universe…9012010 Slaves to Do These Things is now available on Amazon (SPD later) for order – enjoy!   “I’m portable. My...
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Feb.17.2012
I spent the day with my Emails, etc., and talking with Son Guy.    Became very tired and even more depressed.    Not up to much...
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Apr.09.2012
Warmer today, in preparation for rain overnight.   I got into my new regimen today: Exercise, banana, pills & vitamins, lung medicine when I...
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Apr.18.2012
Son Guy, nursing sore ribs from his fall in the bathtub yesterday, sallied forth to replenish his medicines.  I worked from a little after nine...
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Nov.03.2008
I had a lousy writing day yesterday - I'm seeing my accountant on Thursday, and I have to take all of last year's figures with me. That means sorting...
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Mar.25.2009
These days, mostly on Twitter: http://twitter.com/spacejock Brevity and random scattered thoughts suit the way my brain works.
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Nov.22.2009
I'm itching like a like a volleyball playing nudist in a field of poison oak to inflate the first 4 story tall balloon and kick start the national...
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Jan.10.2011
As a journalist myself --both in print and the even more time-critical broadcast venue-- I'm sadly aware that In breaking news situations such as the...
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Aug.19.2011
Conan the Barbarian     Starring: Jason Momoa, Stephen Lang, Rachel Nichols, Ron Perlman, Rose McGowan, Leo Howard, Ivana Staneva, and...
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Dec.02.2011
  Arthur Christmas     Starring: James McAvoy, Hugh Laurie, Bill Nighy, Jim Broadbent, Imelda Staunton, Ashley Jensen, Marc...
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Aug.24.2009
At the teen writers' workshop I taught last week at one of our wonderful public libraries (facilitated by an even more wonderful young adult...
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