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Enough is Enough - NaPoWriMo 2016 - Day 24

Enough is Enough

This weakness I suffer from
ailurophile, though this lassitude,
an elixir mostly for one alone
and her name is Slippers Cat.
Selecting her, I write a poem… 257 more words

Yeah, okay Mullen

NaPoWriMo Day 24
Prompt: Use overly poetic and everyday words

This exercise was to try and get me to keep my poetry grounded. My poetry is abstract and I’m writing a bit like Mullen the last couple of days and in this particular way, even after I’ve told people that I despise the use of the three periods in poetry because it reminds me of poorly written text messages. 115 more words


A Review of The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making (Fairyland #1), by Catherynne M. Valente

Goodreads Rating: 3.97 Stars
247 Pages
Feiwel & Friends Publishing
Get a copy here!

Twelve-year-old September lives in Omaha, and used to have an ordinary life, until her father went to war and her mother went to work. 918 more words


Thinking Verse - online journal recommendation

I haven’t yet found time to read the articles within this online journal – Thinking Verse – yet, but over the last week, there have been lots of posts elsewhere with poets I respect and admire praising it. 364 more words

Thoughts on Demme

I present here, with the risk of exposing half-baked ideas and thoughts, some notes of a subject that I find very interesting: the audience–film relationship (although on the surface it appears to be dealing mainly with the films of Jonathan Demme). 1,453 more words

Elsewhere Writings

Regarding Reading (#1)

Happy Monday, everyone!

If you’re new to my neck of the internet…Hi!  Welcome!  How are you?  I’d shake your hand…but that might be weird.

If you’re old hats in these here parts…Hello!   344 more words


Zoo Zoom by Candace Ryan

Kids who love animals and space travel will enjoy Candace Ryan‘s (2015) Zoo Zoom (Bloomsbury).

What happens when a monkey, condor, puffin, cockatoo, and other zoo animals somehow take over the controls of a rocket?  134 more words