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"Publishing a volume of verse is like dropping a rose-petal down the Grand Canyon and..."

“Publishing a volume of verse is like dropping a rose-petal down the Grand Canyon and waiting for the echo.”

– Don Marquis, journalist, author, novelist, poet, newspaper columnist, playwright


A Short Film and My Favorite Poem

I just finished watching a short film by legendary animator Osamu Tezuka (think Astroboy and Kimba), and it reminded my of my favorite poem. It’s called “The Lesson of the Moth” and it is by Don Marquis (via Archy). 318 more words


Don Marquis: Suffering In Silence

March 26

Procrastination is the art of keeping up with yesterday. ~ Don Marquis

I know there are certain things I’d rather not be doing and things I’d rather do more of. 179 more words

Project 365

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Daily Prompt Ghostwriter If you could have any author –living or dead – write your biography, who would you choose?
via Ghostwriter.

I should be pleased to have Don Marquis write my biography and I should like it to be illustrated and laced with lines like these:

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Daily Prompt

“I can believe things that are true and things that aren’t true and I can believe things where nobody knows if they’re true or not.

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Kate Story

One of the things I look forward to each year is anything by the gifted writer and performer Kate Story. Peterborough would hardly be Peterborough without her; she does this thing that no one else can do. 1,192 more words