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Odd Words

This week in literary New Orleans, sponsored by the Loyola Writing Institute at the Walker Percy Center for Writing and Publishing.

& Thursday at 6 pm check out the weekly Spoken Word event #WordConnections at the Juju Bag Cafe. 2,986 more words

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The Daily Cut: The Doobie Brothers "Jesus Is Just Alright"

The Doobie Brothers: “Jesus Is Just Alright”

ALBUM:  Toulouse Street

YEAR:  1972

WRITER:  Arthur Reid Reynolds

Though an FM rock radio staple, it was never released as in single in the U.S. 229 more words

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Shellhenge

A new sign of fall: the sun has crawled from behind One Shell Square’s fifty stories and shines into my eyes when rising as if it were the Stonehenge of Poydras Street. 358 more words

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Odd Words

This week in literary New Orleans, sponsored by the Loyola Writing Institute at the Walker Percy Center for Writing and Publishing.

& Thursday at 6 pm check out the weekly Spoken Word event #WordConnections at the Juju Bag Cafe. 3,648 more words

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That Wound That Never Heals

When the Muse sees death appear she closes the door, or builds a plinth, or displays an urn and writes an epitaph with her waxen hand, but afterwards she returns to tending her laurel in a silence that shivers between two breezes.

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Odd Words

This week in literary New Orleans, sponsored by the Loyola Writing Institute at the Walker Percy Center for Writing and Publishing.

& Thursday at 6 pm check out the weekly Spoken Word event #WordConnections at the Juju Bag Cafe. 2,805 more words

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Le mal du pays

‘Le mal du pays.’ It’s French. Usually its translated as ‘homesickness’ or ‘melancholy.’ If you put a finer point on it, it’s more like ‘a groundless sadness called forth in a person’s heart by a pastoral landscape.’ It’s a hard expression to translate accurately.

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