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Giveaway winners: The French House

won  a print copy of

AND a French gift basket, with chocolates!!

The French House:
An American Family, a Ruined Maison,
and the Village That Restored Them All… 201 more words

Giveaway

The Story of How I Fell in Love (with Poetry): Part 1

OK.  So “boy meets words” isn’t as compelling a hook as “boy meets boy” or “boy meets girl.”  But believe me the dynamics of the relationship have matched most traditional romance tales. 884 more words

Arkansas

Tanka Poets on Site: Wedding Details, what makes it Personal ..1964

Bruce Kenneth and Sigrid (Gerstner) Butler … November 7, 1964.

Prompt:   Wedding Details, what makes it personal

Kathabela Wilson

We have been at two weddings of our nieces in two weeks.  232 more words

Poetry

SUNDAY SHOUT OUT: A MEMOIR AND A CONFIDENCE BOOSTER

Is there ever such a thing as too many books? I don’t think there are too many books to read, but there can definitely be too many to review. 755 more words

Shout Outs

Leaning on Imperceptable Arms: An Interview with Matthew Pullar

Matthew Pullar is a self-described “teacher, writer, blogger, Evangelical Charismanglican living in Melbourne’s inner west, searching for words to console and to feed hearts and souls.” I caught up with him on Skype one of my Friday night’s (his Saturday morning) and discussed poetry, faith, mental illness, and the future. 770 more words

Spiritual Reflections

FATHER'S MEMOIR

MY FATHER’S AGE SIX MEMOIR 1931

Lifted up into a large wooden vat

Strong peasant arms daily setting

The small children onto the plump

Summer grapes… 156 more words

MOTHER'S MEMOIR

MY MOTHER’S AGE SIX MEMOIR 1935

The round bowl is placed over her head

And six-year-old Sonja begins to cry

The smell of kerosene is strong… 188 more words