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Calling Chicago area poets

Rise and shine © Ellen Wade Beals, 2016

Hello friend. If you are a Chicago area poet you may want to check your files and see whether you have any writing on the environment.  That ‘s because Woman Made Gallery (WMG) has a call for poems on this subject. The submission deadline is April 28 and the reading is June 11.  Here are …

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Václav Havel, from Disturbing the Peace

Over and over © Ellen Wade Beals, 2012

Way back in November, my friend Beth shared this quote with me. I finally remembered to look it up and share it with you. Between 1985 and 1986 Václav Havel did a number of interviews with the Czech journalist Karel Hvížd’ala. The resulting book was called Long-Distance Interrogation; when it was published in English in …

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News and submission info


Hey there sports fans! I am like many people in Chicago today — nervous, unable to concentrate, wondering about the future. And it is all because the Cubs are in the World Series, a feat that has made even the Sox fans in my household cheer for the Northsiders.  Go Cubs!! I have been remiss …

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Glimpse of solace: Wicklow and Glendalough in Ireland

Sunrise over the Irish Sea © Ellen Wade Beals, 2016

I recently had the pleasure of traveling to Ireland. We headed south from the airport in Dublin to Wicklow and Glendalough. I had been there 36 years ago and it rained and rained. The weather was much better this time. Here are some of my photos from our first day. Thanks for looking at my …

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