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Shirley's Latest Blogs

Jan.06.2010 - 7:16 am
    The Woman Who Clings I bought a box of cling wrap once.It stuck to everything like melted skin;stuck like it would sooner smotherwhatever it was meant to protectthan...
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Nov.12.2009 - 9:09 am
        Memories of 1963 The crop was heavy that year.Rain had come in torrents,and then left. Green stalks and dried mudbecame an endless blanket of white.It...
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Nov.12.2009 - 9:05 am
              Presents From Jim Nineteen sixty-nine. The autumn fair was in Athens.I was sixteen. You had finished your senior year.You threw...
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Nov.12.2009 - 8:58 am
            I Am Not The Dream In your reality, I have no pulse.  I heard you whisper.  Did you know I felt you whisper?  I heard you whisper my name...
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Comments from Shirley

Nov.12.2009 - 8:44 am
In response to: For my brother, Thomas, on this Veteran's Day
Shirley A. Alexander Thank you. ALS is such a terrible way to go. He was a musician, and he first realized something...
Nov.11.2009 - 4:04 pm
In response to: Homecoming
I like your style. This is the kind of writing which appeals across gender, nationality, or age lines. That's hard to...
Oct.16.2009 - 5:22 am
In response to: Here In The Life Of An Unknown Poet
Shirley A. Alexander   Ron,  I didn't get the private message.  It might have gone to my spam filter, or it might...