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Dance With Me?!?...

“Poetry is an echo, asking a shadow to dance.” – Carl Sandburg


Off the trail: A new perspective on dirt.

I have hiked or run on dirt trails for a number of years now so it is odd to look at dirt in a new way. 699 more words


Okay Israel, Russia, Listen Up

Enough is enough. 

Now, I don’t know about the rest of you, but Israel has always been one of my favourite countries. Sure, they were involved in a lot of wars around the Middle East, but those were never completely their fault. 647 more words

You Are The Final Arbiter of Your Writing

“Beware of advice—even this.”
—Carl Sandburg

This message may seem a bit counter-intuitive coming from a man who runs a blog that offers writing advice, but it’s the truth – … 299 more words

Creative Writing

Parnassian Moments 22 July: Carl Sandburg

Poet: Carl Sandburg

Dates: 6 January 1878 – 22 July 1967

Nationality: American

Title of Poem: Adelaide Crapsey

Among the bumble-bees in red-top hay, a freckled field of brown-eyed Susans dripping yellow leaves in July,

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Eurotrip 2014 -- Reflections on the Journey

“It is necessary … for a man to go away by himself … to sit on a rock … and ask, ‘Who am I, where have I been, and where am I going?” 408 more words


Sandburg on Poetry.

“Poetry is an echo, asking a shadow to dance.”

–Carl Sandburg

Carl Sandburg