Monthly Archive: November 2016

Nov
22

Overlook (a poem)

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Who wants to hear a political opinion? Not me. Overloaded, I won’t add to the mix.  Which leaves me wondering what to post. I had something in mind but it’ll have to wait until next time. I’m hosting Thanksgiving and running out of time. I present you with my poem “Overlook,” which originally appeared in …

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Nov
08

Glimpse of solace: In flight by Laura Rodley

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This seems like an apt photo for today, Election Day, where we don’t exactly know where we will land. The photo is by  Laura Rodley — my gratitude to her for letting me share it  here. Laura Rodley’s work has been nominated numerous times for the Pushcart Prize and Best of Net anthologies. In 2013 …

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Nov
05

Here’s how to spend your hour

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It’s my favorite weekend of the year. Not because the Cubs are the champions though that is GREAT. It’s because it’s the end of Daylight Savings–that extra hour is the best present of all. I’m here to suggest you, especially Cubs fans who have stayed up late watching the games and then celebrating, put that …

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Nov
01

Hunger by Laura Rodley

Falling Leaves © Laura Rodley, 2016

Hunger Does the maple leaf hunger for the sun, shaking hands with its light, the light that turns the maples’ leaves to rusty orange, heavy with color, so heavy they drop? Does the cardinal hunger for its mate, how they are never more than twenty feet away from each other, the wind of their flight, …

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