Monthly Archive: February 2012

Feb
28

Untitled by Anonymous

Untitled Anon, before 1530   Western wind, when wilt thou blow The small rain down can rain. Christ, if my lover were in my arms, And I in my bed again.   The poem seemed familiar as I read it again, at the suggestion of Hilary Mantel (the English novelist, short story writer and critic, …

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Feb
28

Tower

Tower © Ellen Wade Beals 2012

Feb
28

Contributor update: Kirk, Hilbert, McConnell, Powers and more

Photo on 2012-02-28 at 10.04

Before I head off to downtown Chicago to the Bookfair of the AWP (Table C6 ), I’d like to give a wrap-up of some of the wonderful things the wonderful contributors to Solace in So Many Words have been up to lately. Kathleen Kirk (“The Solace of Reading: How to Survive Hormonal and Spiritual Upheavals …

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Feb
28

Celebrate Poetry Month with us at Book Stall in Winnetka

I went to a reading of “A Light Breakfast” a unique collection that is edited by Arlyn Miller and features a sackful of great poems  including ones by Solace in So Many Words contributor Carol N. Kanter (“Her Best Medicine,” “Alternative Eulogy,” “The Advanced Course”). I was lucky enough to meet with Roberta Rubin, owner of …

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