Tag Archive: Weighed Words

Jun
20

Some summer diversions

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Hey there – happy summer! I am happy to start the season with a cover shot. My photo “Petal Perfect” is the cover of the latest Olentangy Review. Thanks so much to Melissa and Darryl Price for choosing my work. Here’s some stuff I found interesting these past weeks. For Mockingbird, June 2, Sarah Condon …

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Jun
05

Donne, Wright, Calls for submissions

Words can hurt © Ellen Wade Beals, 2017

Howdy. I saw a tornado of cottonwood on my deck today. It’s that time of year. The lawn is edged in white. The news of the world and my country’s official take on those news events have left me without adequate words. Fortunately a Facebook friend named Bob Dixon-Kolar made a couple posts that caught …

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May
26

Hope gives issue to hope . . .

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Hello friends. Well, the world has seen carnage and hate and stupidity this week. I must admit I have a difficult time finding solace. The literary world is mourning the loss of Denis Johnson. In announcing his death the  Michener Center for Writers reported that Denis Johnson kept on his desk this quote by Walt …

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May
12

Congratulations to Margarita Engle

The launch at Women and Children First.

Happy Belated Birthday to Solace in So Many Words, which was launched into this world six years ago at Women and Children First Bookstore. I’ve been thinking about Solace in So Many Words and my writing lately because I can do little else since my back has been acting up and I can’t sit at …

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