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May.29.2010 - 1:40 pm
Mom and Wizard baby.jpg
The hot pink bubble-bouffant in black tiered lace is really a man selling vintage clothing. Ms. Curvalicious in loin-cloth-with-scabbard has places to go. Then there are the...
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Mar.12.2010 - 5:19 pm
Black Phoebe, Northern California, February 2010
In November, we moved up to the country from the busy streets of West Berkeley, and now I am lulled to sleep by fog horns on the Carquinez Straits where the Sacramento and San...
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Jan.19.2010 - 5:56 pm
Crockett Path in January 1-13-10 by JLM 300 dpi.jpg
Several months have gone by and I've hardly written. What I've done instead is pack, disperse goods, gather goods, pack, contract with movers, watch my new house get ready, pack,...
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Sep.07.2009 - 10:40 pm
Picture is one of Lewis Hine's classics of a girl working in a textile mill.
Throughout my life, I have written about how people support themselves. As a young woman, I set out to travel and work in every kind of job and institution in order to understand...
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Comments from Jannie

Sep.16.2009 - 1:54 pm
In response to: Poetry Reading at 333Gallery
SpinningJannie is the blogname of Jannie Dresser, Poet and Writer
Jul.21.2009 - 3:33 pm
In response to: Searching for Superstition
There is, of course, the old adage about not walking under a ladder and I always feel a little queasy if I defy that...
Jun.14.2009 - 4:46 pm
In response to: La Llorona (The Weeping Woman)
SpinningJannie is the blogname of Jannie Dresser, Poet and Writer
Jun.14.2009 - 4:42 pm
In response to: Searching for Superstition
Many thanks for keeping up the list of superstitions, especially to Keiko for such a detailed answer and the...
Jun.10.2009 - 9:57 am
In response to: Death poems book: don't leave it to the last minute
SpinningJannie is the blogname of Jannie Dresser, Poet and Writer