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Lyrical "Collectors"

Collectors
Marion Strobel

The barnacle of crowds—
Like a tuck
On a finished skirt, unnoticed—
He collected his material
Covertly:
A ragpicker,
A scavenger of words 152 more words

Poetry

Early Poetry Imprinting

Newly hatched goslings imprint on the first moving object they see, which usually is Mother Goose.  Mother Goose nursery rhymes are the usual way children are introduced to poetry. 690 more words

Writing Poetry

Literary Influences: Cathy Earnshaw

My next inspirational heroine must include a bit of a caveat. I’ve read Emily Brontë’s Wuthering Heights twice. The first time was in high school and the second was during undergrad. 400 more words

Books

Literary Influences: Dorothy

In case you missed it, I’m working on a series of posts inspired by Samantha Ellis’s How to Be a Heroine in which she explains how her favorite literary characters influenced and inspired her. 400 more words

Film

H.P. Lovecraft, The Master of Madness

When I was but a young teacher, unmarried, and using what free time I had to play role-playing games like Dungeons & Dragons and Traveller… 539 more words

Humor