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May.19.2010 - 4:26 pm
Overall,  “The Pill” written by T.D. Bayless et al and sung by Loretta Lynn, not just because the appearance of at least three chicken (hen and rooster)–related metaphors but...
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Aug.01.2009 - 7:48 am
We are talking basic stuff, not fancy gimmics to keep track of characters in one’s novel, insert comments from multiple people on a document and other corporate-man office suite...
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Jul.05.2009 - 3:18 pm
"Octopussy, Dry Kidney & Blue Spots;" also sold as "The Woman Without a Hole"   a book of Edo period dirty senryu
I like kind and intelligent reviews, positive or negative, and dislike mean and stupid ones.  Let me try to sort them out. The only negative review of my work in Japan, from 1984...
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Jun.04.2008 - 3:29 pm
Fellow Red House Authors, Visitors, please pardon my long absence from my blog (or blogs, for I am unsure where this goes). I have been working like crazy on a book titled Mad In...
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Comments from Robin

Dec.04.2009 - 10:57 pm
In response to: Watching God
Belle, been a while. I am happy to see you well. & like your titling. You probably will enjoy Loren Eisely's essay...
Jul.05.2009 - 8:06 am
In response to: Robber Barons, Return Our Ships! Help Us Save Energy & Share Our Books with the World Using Good Old-fashioned Surface Mail .
Writing comments to my own blog. How odd. But it is not so odd as a nation that talks ecology and carbon credit, etc....
Jun.08.2009 - 3:13 pm
In response to: Robber Barons, Return Our Ships! Help Us Save Energy & Share Our Books with the World Using Good Old-fashioned Surface Mail .
Dear Catharine,  The last books I felt sensually attached to were borrowed from a Brazilian friend while I wrote Topsy-...
Jun.05.2009 - 4:39 pm
In response to: Life and Death in Beijing
With no direct china connections, i am not sure this is the place to write but visiting redroom after 8 months or so, i...
Jun.05.2009 - 4:13 pm
In response to: Author-publisher, and proud of it!
Author-publisher is back for MAD IN TRANSLATION – a thousand years of kyôka, comic japanese poetry in the classic waka...

Published Reviews

The holothurian ossicles are from a photo by Dr. Mike Reich, one a many fine biologists who cooperated w/ this cross-genre book
Published by Modern Haiku, Issue 35.1., the prestigious haiku journal, at the time edited by Lee Gurga
THE ORIGINAL IS FIVE PAGES AND EASILY FOUND ONLINE Those who think of haiku as simple little poems should certainly get out and read “Rise, Ye Sea Slugs!,” with its title quoted...