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Blackagar Boltagon and Friend

Some time before the Jack Kirby show organized by Russ “Karaoke Fanboy” Kazmierczak, I mentioned to Russ that my favorite Kirby-drawn superhero was Black Bolt, leader of the diasporadic Inhumans. 455 more words

Guest blog post: Writing my way through bereavement, by Sue Hepworth

Writing my way through bereavement

I don’t approve of death. I’m with Edna St Vincent Millay:

I am not resigned to the shutting away of loving hearts in the hard ground. 1,039 more words

Life Lessons

In Times of Trouble

I know what my heart is like
It’s everything and everyone
Dying inward for a bit of belonging

Hoping to touch a bit of life… 135 more words


The Death of Autumn by Edna St. Vincent Millay

I don’t think “The Death of Autumn”, the title of Edna St. Vincent Millay’s piece, means “the death of autumn (Autumn dying)” but “the death that happens in autumn”.   129 more words


Rotting Fish and Sweaty Socks


Ralph Waldo Emerson’s long “Hamatreya” isn’t his best known poem, but four of the words within it are very well known and often quoted: “Earth laughs in flowers.” 436 more words

Alzheimer's And Dementia

The Weekly Bleat: Remembering Maine and Edna St. Vincent Millay

I would like to dedicate this post to my husband’s 102 year-old grandfather.  He is affectionately known as “Bump” or “Bumpy” to his grandchildren and great-grandchildren, because he always bumped foreheads to say goodnight when tucking them into bed at the family’s summer retreat in Maine.   489 more words