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And We Burn

And We Burn 

one

last hope

pyre to ash

© Grace Black

Poetry Month continues, and this is Day 27 of NaPoWriMo for me. Today’s prompt was to write a…

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Writing

The Good, the OK, and the Ugly

Oy, it’s been awhile! I might have been lazy with my reviews lately, but I thankfully haven’t been a lazy reader. I just fell, er, a little behind in keeping up with all of said books. 1,357 more words

Our first asparagus harvest: worth the wait

Two years ago, at the end of what we were told had been the coldest March for fifty years, I cleared a layer of frozen snow on our allotment and planted fifteen asparagus crowns that we had ordered from the Royal Horticultural Society, but which arrived just as a blizzard moved in. 2,143 more words

Poetry

Desert Simulacrum

Backdrop addresses cowboy

BY MARGARET ATWOOD

Starspangled cowboy

sauntering out of the almost-

silly West, on your face

a porcelain grin,

tugging a papier-mâché cactus… 162 more words

Is that what writing amounts to? The voice your ghost would have, if it had a voice. – MaddAddam, Margaret Atwood

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Take what the moment offers. Don’t close doors. Be thankful. – MaddAddam, Margaret Atwood

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The only sure camouflage was unpredictability. – MaddAddam, Margaret Atwood

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