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South Linden homeowner shoots suspected robber

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — The south Linden homeowner said he defended himself when a suspected robber broke into his home.

It happened shortly after 6pm on the 1000 block of East 23rd Avenue. 88 more words


Courage - Daily Therapy for Artists

“And the old Greeks said:  live as though all your ancestors were living through you.”  Ted Hughes


North Carolina-NC Poet Laureate-December 2

North Carolina People, Places, and Things-December 2

I am the dad to five adult children. As they were growing up I attempted to remind them they were special and to implore them to learn something new. 297 more words

North Carolina

Court orders shutdown of 'notorious' South Linden carryout

COLUMBUS (WCMH) – The City has shut down what the City Attorney’s office calls a notorious carryout that has plagued the neighborhood for years.

City Attorney Richard C. 391 more words


Literary Crush - Carol Ann Duffy

Carol Ann Duffy – the compassionate and authentic Poet Laureate.

As the UK’s first female Poet Laureate, Carol Ann Duffy has re-imagined the role on her own terms. 592 more words

Literary Crush


And speaking of poets laureate, congratulations to the most recent, Amy Solomon-Minarchi, who has been named the first poet laureate of Olympia, Washington. A teacher (American Literature, World Literature, Creative Writing, Philosophy) at North Thurston High School, Solomon-Minarchi grew up in New Jersey, and moved to Washington in 2005. 47 more words


good advice

Whether (or not) you intend to submit a poem to Washington 129, Washington State Poet Laureate Tod Marshall offers some wise advice to poets in his latest post, … 11 more words