Monthly Archive: February 2014

Feb
25

Glimpse of Solace: Kathy Buckland

Ice shards © Kathleen Buckland, 2014

I couldn’t finish the winter without posting these terrific photos by Kathleen Buckland. Next week I might need to post something more springlike but for today I just want to focus on these fantastic shots. As you can see, Kathy has been visiting the Lake Michigan shoreline. This winter she braved the low temps and …

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Feb
25

Poetry news: celebrities, critics, and “Chicago” by Carl Sandburg

Bowing © Ellen Wade Beals, 2014

Celebrities have been making news in the poetry world. The actress Kristen Stewart (who played Bella Swan in The Twilight movies) shared one of her poems (“My Heart Is A Wiffle Ball/Freedom Pole”) with readers of Marie Claire. Critics, especially entertainment writers, pounced on it. Jenn Selby writing in The Independent called it “the worst …

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Feb
17

Slice of Solace: Helen Schulman

My privacy is my shield, but it can also be a lonely moat that keeps me away from solace. Helen Schulman in “Where You Go, I Will Follow” Real Simple, February 2014.

Feb
17

Blog Tour stops here

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Susan Perry who has a great blog on creativity (Creating in Flow) at the Psychology Today site asked me to participate in a Blog Tour.  It’s a way to introduce you to my writing process and two or three other creative people (I feature two). The Blog Tour asks that I answer four questions about …

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