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The word means fertile, fruitful, abundant. Ours is a fecund world of 7 billion — old, young, and all in between — giving birth to new life in all forms: a child, a poem, a work of fiction or history, music. 980 more words

Writing From The Heart

Right Now and a Memory

August 3, 2014, 1:30 am
My infant son is sleeping fitfully next to me. I find that every time he stirs or struggles, I am roused, awakened. 588 more words

Personal Narrative


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After an unanticipated summer semi-hiatus, we return to our regularly scheduled WordBowl story programming with a high-concept Greek term  708 more words

Word Of The Day

Trucker Couple from Indiana

Norma’s lips curled over her toothless gums as she squeezed her husband’s arm. “This is so exciting, Eddie! Our first nice picture together.”

They were like teens, posing at junior prom. 260 more words

Creative Nonfiction

WFD: You Don’t Know Anything Until Someone You Love Dies by Anna March

You Don’t Know Anything Until Someone You Love Dies

by Anna March

A passage from my memoir in progress.

An earlier version of this appeared, in different form,  in Connotation Press. 1,349 more words


WFD Summer Tour: Rehoboth Beach

When we left DC, we headed to Rehoboth Beach to see the fabulous Anna March. In the corner of the writing world in which I live, Anna March is a force of nature. 809 more words


The Potato Man

“Shit,” I muttered, looking at the clock. 8:17 a.m. I was supposed to be at work by 8:30. Sighing loudly, hissing really, I swung my messenger bag over my shoulder, grabbed my keys, and rushed out the door. 308 more words

Creative Nonfiction