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Crime and Punishment

A haiku based on book titles (remember a haiku is five-seven-five in syllables.)

A while ago I received a phone call from a fellow writer and friend. She wanted to know if there was any value in the manuscript she’s been working on, mostly in isolation, for the last year or so.

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The Poet In The World

New York Times Names Three David Carr Fellows

When The New York Times David Carr Fellowship was announced in September, the plan was to choose one recipient who would spend two years at the… 240 more words

New York Times

Caldwell family raising money to help six others injured in bobsled mishap

Family members of twin teens killed earlier this month are raising money to help the recovery of survivors of the deadly sledding accident.

Shauna Caldwell recently wrote to parents of Westmount Charter School, where her son Jordan Caldwell last attended and her son Evan Caldwell once did, saying three of the six surviving teen boys suffered life-changing injuries and face long, uncertain and painful rehabilitation. 353 more words

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Times Writer David Carr Remembered by His Daughter a Year After His Death

David Carr, universally beloved media critic for The New York Times, died a year ago. Here is a memory from his daughter, the filmmaker Erin Lee Carr. 1,551 more words

New York Times

Canada Olympic Park incident: what we know about the injured teens

As Calgarians mourned the loss of twin brothers who died after a tobogganing run that went awry at Canada Olympic Park, a local pastor shared details of some of the other injured teens at a Sunday service. 470 more words


Man Was I wrong about Johnny Football...

I tend to be a “love him or hate him” type of writer/human being. Or rather, “tolerate him out of pity or hate him”, type, as in people either love me or hate me, (not that I either love or hate things/people). 1,244 more words