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From the Writer's Almanac

I never knew this:

It was on this day in 1958 that the U.S. Government dropped its treason charges against the poet Ezra Pound.

Pound had been arrested in 1945 because of speeches he had been delivering on Italian radio, in which he praised Mussolini and fascism, and criticized American policy.

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Happiness, Tragedies, Creativity & Their Correlations

Ever since I was a child, I loved stories. I was in love with fairy tales and had several books that were full of anthologies of different kinds of fairy tales (Grimm brothers, Hans Christian Andersen, Mother Goose, Arabian Nights, Aesops Fables, etc.) I always have had insomnia, and would stay up at night reading with my head facing away from the door, so the crack of light meant to comfort my little sister from her fear was used for my enjoyment. 934 more words


Let me clarify.

I like to write.¬†¬†Mind you, when I say ” I like to write” what I really mean is that I like to sit in front of my laptop and drink wine. 7 more words

With graduation coming up, and me still not having a job, I’ve been thinking about how I can spend my summer wisely. I’ve come up with a four-day rotation that is as follows: 259 more words


The Unrestful

I remember riding down the road with my father on our way to the AirVenture Fly-in In Oshkosh, Wisconsin close to 6 years ago. I had been looking forward to this trip for quite some time. 781 more words

Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald

When I think of Zelda Fitzgerald, I think of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s wife who lived the very essence of the Jazz Age and succumbed to the hangover of that time in a sanitarium due to some mental illness. 396 more words

Published 2013