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The Rewards of Archiving, Leaving Something Behind and Living Beyond Death

I cannot remember when the change happened, but at some point as developing writer my long-time goal shifted from wanting to write because I wanted a book in a library someday to writing towards a sense of immortality. 736 more words


Me Talking: Joy vs Happiness

This post on joy vs happiness has taken a while to compose. I had never given the concept of joy much thought, so a great deal of reading and reflecting a la… 575 more words

Me Talking

The Catcher in the Rye, by J.D. Salinger

Six stars

In a book that many deem a literary classic, J.D. Salinger takes the reader on a ride through a few days of an adolescent’s life at the age of sixteen. 684 more words


Drink and the Devil

by Matthew Licht

A man with a gray ponytail down his back and a gold hoop in his ear downed rum as though he never did anything else. 280 more words

Flash Fiction

The Second-Fastest Boy Runner in the World

I was thinking about this ‘anecdote’ the other night and looked it up to read. It always reminded me so much of the boy when he was…a boy…and also, what I imagined my grandfather Bunker to be like. 525 more words

The Catcher in the Rye

You know, it’s 2am in the night. But I can’t help myself but write what I feel about the book ‘The Catcher in the Rye’ . 186 more words