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Paper boats

Paper boats

A short, melodramatic voyage

Simple things that used to require quite some effort and concentration seem so much easier when you are older.  Kochumon creased the blank white paper at exact angles with steady fingers and in a couple of minutes, it was ready, ready to set sail. 839 more words

Literary

The Good, the Ugly and the Human: a Tuesday Musing

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To be a good human being is to have a kind of openness to the world, an ability to trust uncertain things beyond your own control, that can lead you to be shattered in very extreme circumstances for which you were not to blame. 434 more words

Literary

Richard Yates - A Special Providence

“The subjects of her talk didn’t matter; he knew what she was really saying. Helpless and gentle, small and tired and anxious to please, she was asking him to agree that her life was not a failure.”
Richard Yates, A Special Providence

Books

*Love Anthony* by Lisa Genova- A 5-star novel that should be in every library!

Some books only stir and tug at a reader’s heart, others, like Love Anthony, leave behind imprints of inspiration.

This book focuses on two women in Nantucket, who are distraught and overwhelmed with grief. 441 more words

Reviews

A Review of At the Water's Edge: A Novel by Sara Gruen

At the Water’s Edge: A Novel

by Sara Gruen

I don’t usually read a book like At the Water’s Edge. I lean more toward action thrillers and mysteries, but I thought that a change of pace might do me good. 802 more words

Book Review

Tatalikuran

Tatalikuran na lamang kita sapagkat masasaktan lamang ako kahit nakikita kitang masaya. 

Tatalikuran na lamang ang lahat nang nadarama, at susubukang lumayo sa lahat nang aking nakikita.  61 more words

Thoughts

April Fooled.. Last of the Literary Fest

The last few moments of this years Oxford Literary Festival fooled me.  A few pieces of the past were still strewn about town as I walked through but alas the amazing event has just left town. 3,365 more words

Art & Theatre Reviews