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Alice Munro’s storytelling is so vivid, you can hear the patter of horses’ hooves on the ground, smell the old leather of the men’s boots and feel the wrinkles on the old ladies’ hands as they touch children. 890 more words
Every December I get filled with excitement, and No it’s not just because it’s the month of Christmas joy and Santa or reindeers, or because I can get a Peppermint Mocha at Starbucks, or not even because I can wear cozy sweaters to keep me warm from the Snow (I happen to be part of the very few who actually loves snow). 249 more words
"something brighter than pity for the wingless ones": Derek Walcott's "The Season of Phantasmal Peace"
Recently I read Derek Walcott’s 1984 collection Midsummer (which I highly recommend–it’s heavy and heady with summer and heat, like a ripe peach). This week, when it’s finally starting to feel like autumn around here (I nominate 2015 for Boston’s strangest year of weather award), I’m reading his poem… 113 more words