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The Best Way to End the Day Is to Be Alive

The meanest bartender
in town was a Filipino dude
like me who was always ready
with a cold Fuck You
at the slightest offense
or… 220 more words

3. Literature

What makes good creative non-fiction?

My latest post over at Writer’s Edit – this time I looked at what makes good creative non-fiction.

Book Life

Rumours of Glory by Bruce Cockburn

As soon as I heard that Bruce had written his memoir I knew that I had to read it.  I first heard of him and his music in 1984 and have been in awe of his talents ever since.   436 more words

Bruce Cockburn

Love is I Don't Know

Love is you feeling me up under my shirt like you’re a school boy and it’s our second date but really we’re a year in and it’s a Tuesday night or a Monday night and we both have stew breath. 217 more words


Good-Bye Clementine

Clementine returned, thankfully.  And Boris moved out (or was eaten), thankfully.  Though Clementine’s company had been, in some sense, comforting to me, our dissimilar natures dictated that our relationship was not to last.   159 more words


My History, a memoir of growing up, by Antonia Fraser

My father loves Antonia Fraser’s books – I think he’s read all her histories and some of her detective fiction too.  I’ve only read Mary, Queen of Scots… 1,169 more words


Jason Ramos at the Fort Collins Hilton

This September, Old Firehouse Books is partnering with the Poudre River Public Library District and Colorado State University Libraries to host an event with author… 96 more words

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