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Happy 115th Birthday, Hemingway!

Ernest Hemingway on safari, Kenya, 1954, via the JFK Library

That irascible author Ernest Hemingway was born on July 21, 1899, in Oak Park, Illinois. One of my friends, a fellow Scrippsie, actually took me to visit his… 162 more words

Beat Generation

Poem 306 - The Waste

They call us NEETs, they really do,
Kick us off the street, they really do,
They say we’re lazy, really do,
Say we’re crazy, so they do, 224 more words

Poem

Weekly Links (#5)

It’s photography again! If you couldn’t tell from last week’s feature, I love photography, especially of the editorial or avante garde variety. I’ll spare you the monologue this time about why I love photography so much (but if you’re really interested look at… 222 more words

Weekly Links

There’s something to be said about professionalism in this day and age. Especially about professionalism within the younger generations.  I don’t count myself because, let’s face it, I’m an anomaly.  277 more words

Where'd You Go, Bernadette?

Bernadette stares out at me from behind those great, big sunglasses, probably blinded by the bright glare reflecting off the Antarctic glaciers.  Her lips are parted slightly, and her hair is caught up in a scarf, to protect her ears from the cold.  580 more words

Book

A Proletariat Response to Writing

What is a writer’s responsibility? Is it to hold a mirror to societies hypocrisies and hope that you change the world? Is it to comment on the social injustices that occur on a daily basis or the bureaucratic nature of government? 487 more words

No awe no fear but a wicked generation – June 24, 2014

My children, you live in the midst of a wicked generation, that is why you will suffer, you will be hated, persecuted and some killed for Me and My Kingdom. 264 more words