Tag Archive: Elizabeth Kerlikowske


Happy Labor Day

Love you © Ellen Wade Beals, 2017

Hello there!  It’ll be just a short post today as I don’t think anyone is thinking too much about writing. It’s the beginning of a long weekend, the last one of summer. Already in Chicago the nights are chilly, and yesterday I saw geese fly overhead. I wonder whether this means our upcoming winter will …

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What’s up? What’s down?

Blobby © Ellen Wade Beals, 2017

Hello Friends. It’s been a quiet week for me – how about for you? Here are some links you may like. Solace in So Many Words contributor Elizabeth Kerlikowske and other poets  has teamed up with artists to create The Alchemy Initiative: A Suite of Monlogues. SISMW contributor Patty Somlo has a nonfiction piece (“Home …

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Creatively blocked?

Help © Ellen Wade Beals

Hey there – it has been a long time, I know. Here’s some stuff  I found interesting. In addition to being a gifted writer David Abrams is generous. His blog site The Quivering Pen is worth investigating. Self-described as a book evangelist,  he is always featuring recent books and articles on writing. He is the …

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Lummox wants work; Trees and Math Anxiety; and Bird-watching


Howdy – How’s your April shaping up? Have you been celebrating poetry? Reading it? Writing it? I got an email from Lummox Poetry Anthology #5, which is looking for work on the theme of “ism” or “isms.” Examples cited include: Alcoholism, Capitalism, Patriotism, Buddhism, Globalism,  Conformism, Masochism, Regionalism, Commercialism, Pessimism, Mannerism, Egotism, Dogmatism, Realism, etc, …

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