Yearly Archive: 2013

Dec
24

Merry Merry, Merry Merry

Cardinal © Kathy Buckland, 2013

  Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays, Holly Jolly Thanks to you for reading.  Some days the internet and social media make me feel like Harry Nilsson in that  “Everybody’s talking at me.”  So thank you for taking the time to pay attention to this site; it is gratifying to think someone (like you) is reading this …

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Dec
14

Glimpse of Solace: SWAK

SWAK (Snow With a Kiss) © Ellen Wade Beals, 2013

Dec
14

Slice of Solace: Carl Sandburg “At a Window”

I can image Carl Sandburg looking out the window at the treetops and being inspired to write this poem. It is from the “Fogs and Fires” section of his Chicago Poems.  Like much of Carl Sandburg’s works, this poem is in the public domain. There’s lot of his work available on the Internet; I got …

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Dec
14

Competition, trees, and contentment

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An article has been buzzing in the social media network; it’s from a business publication and says that creative writing is a super competitive field, number two in a list of ten. Poets, Lyricists, and Creative Writers ranked right under Choreographers. Who knew? I had no idea about the competitive level of the dance world. …

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