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ASFA-CW Seniors Interview Poet Lauren Goodwin Slaughter

In a new feature on the ASFA-CW “News + Notes” blog, the editorial staff of Cadence, our award-winning school literary magazine, will conduct interviews of various writerly luminaries — including (but not necessarily limited to) all our visiting writers. 898 more words


After Meaning

The machinery of meaning is tiresome. Or there is something annoyingly youthful about it–and if not youthful, then pathetic.

I write to myself of two decades ago. 304 more words


Leaving Certificate English Poetry - Structuring an Answer

For those who might be interested, here’s a basic presentation on structuring a poetry answer which I use with my Leaving Certificate Higher Level English class. 156 more words


A Song sung to rest the tired dead

I’ve known for many months that you were going to die. That doesn’t make the news that you are gone any easier to bear.

I’m thankful I had the chance to let you know how much you meant to me before you were gone. 983 more words


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On Elizabeth Bishop

In the book Edgar Allen Poe & The Juke Box, an anthology of drafts by Elizabeth Bishop, editor Alice Quinn devotes a sizeable chunk to the 16 drafts of… 392 more words


Ink Blots: Questions of Travel

Happy New Year, Cheer Readers!

Welcome to the first Ink Blots post of 2016. For this month, we are talking about going places with you. I’m sure a lot of you have made a list of sights you want to see, adventures you want to embark in and places you want to discover. 744 more words

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