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Bend Sinister by Vladimir Nabokov [Book Thoughts]

Like Nabokov says in his opening letter: Bend Sinister may be too clever for most. It’s interesting that it exists, but Nabokov has done better and it’s not for everyone. 560 more words

Imran Amien

Transcending Their Pages

Glorious swirls that shut in the dark
Shut in the light
These introspective verse
Prose challenging the form
Breathing and bring itself for-itself to the for… 40 more words

Heavy-handed message

Zusak, M. (2002). I am the messenger. New York: Alfred E. Knopf.

Genre: Realistic / fable

Intended audience: Older teens

Personal reaction to the book: … 188 more words

Reading Between The Lines

'Play It Again, Dick' Ep. 5 Review

Wow, they’d nearly lost me after the last episode ran boring, but FINALLY we have footage!

Spoilers ahoy, yo. BTW, the episode is absolutely worth watching. 458 more words


Vomit Poetry Challenge [Day 10]: this untitled poem is born

30-Day Vomit Poetry Challenge: Day 10. No stops, no deletes, no edits–just write and keep writing. Publish as it is.

My third missed day–October 12. Will write today’s later.

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What Should You Do When It Asks You Questions?

I don’t care for consistency. I don’t care for beauty because I am truth because I get the job good and done. I follow it anyway I can. 526 more words

Alt Lit

WIP update, plus dramatic irony and television and stuff

I love watching a story be grown, or built, or drawn, or whatever metaphor you prefer to indicate something new being created.

Yesterday my clone-sibling read to me a couple of chapters from his WIP sci-fi novel.  990 more words