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mary-wilkinson's picture
Aug.25.2013
    Thankfully I woke up this morning - it is always gratifying to wake up and though the day was cloudy and overcast it was warm with no...
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Aug.30.2013
BLACKBERRY-PICKING by SEAMUS HEANEY Late August, given heavy rain and sun For a full week, the blackberries would ripen. At first, just one, a glossy...
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Aug.31.2013
I dig into into my books, glean sentences from them, read them them aloud to my boys, stress the meaning. They listen. We have Clare Island Salmon...
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Sep.08.2013
The bog is slowly turning. Wheaten grasses tinged with brown, a whiff of gold. It is beautiful. I come down to the kitchen in the morning and once...
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Sep.12.2013
I have to keep telling myself that my son's new living quarters in Dublin are fine, that I should not be looking at them through 'Betty Crocker' eyes...
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Sep.13.2013
Small dog has been very anxious to head out into the garden these past few nights. She stands at the door until I notice her and then looks outward...
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Sep.17.2013
I flicked through the folder I've created for my baking recipes and nothing seemed to grab me. Everything appeared to be whimsical and fancy and...
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Sep.19.2013
I guess all the openings and closings of our back door finally caused the latch to sigh and give up and decide not to work any more and so I was left...
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Sep.27.2013
Late September and the sun is warm and soft on my skin. We, H and I walk along the path that borders the beach. There is something special about this...
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Oct.01.2013
Oh dear, the line on my Dash Board has collapsed to resemble something akin to a broken drainpipe following a dramatic hurricane. It looks abandoned...
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quenntis-ashby's picture
May.05.2010
This poem is not for you. Don’t you Dare Read it!   Didn’t I tell you to stop? This poem is for me And only I Dare Read it!   I know I...
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Dec.27.2010
he steps closer and takes another deep breath - hssssss - aaaah, the smell of salt is strong in the air he scans the small lake before him in the...
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Jan.10.2011
gladly he glew more coccooned in glue words that refused to leave him as the glicky fly paper that once it glabbed a gly it never let it glow......
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Aug.07.2009
 I should be writing a blog write now. It is a terribly important blog with an appropriately important sounding title. “ A post modern deconstruction...
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lynne-bond's picture
Aug.30.2009
On August 15, 2009, I started my hiatus from New York City.  I’ve decided to use the word “hiatus” so as to remind myself that come hell or high...
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May.05.2009
Every new year and every new month, I say to myself: 'I'll get rid of all my bad hablts and improve on all levels to be more brilliant, more...
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michael-seidel's picture
Nov.15.2011
This might be more than a triple witching. I'm giddy with prospects. Fingers are crossed that I'm not jinxing it by mentioning it. All computers are...
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Jan.23.2012
I read an interesting article in the Atlantic, "The Geography of American Binge Drinking" while I was waiting for my computer to re-start. They...
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Feb.05.2012
After writing this morning, the beautiful weather encouraged me to be active, I spent the day cleaning the cars inside and out. While doing that, I...
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Feb.27.2012
I have an acquaintance, Carl. I haven't seen in a long time. A mutual friend of a friend reached out to me via FB. That prompted memories, 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.