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Highlights from my first time at the ’Zoo

This month I attended my first International Congress on Medieval Studies (ICMS, aka the ’zoo) at Kalamazoo, Michigan. (For all you non-medievalists out there, yes, Kalamazoo… 744 more words

Anglo Saxon Period

No help

No help there is for us

for we are all men

None ever was

none is

and none will be

why should there be?

Are we not men and women? 98 more words


I Await You; Junior

Dad’s been through life
But he isn’t living fully yet
There is a life he still hopes to arrive
It sails on an ocean not very far off shore… 86 more words

“There’s nothing easier than agreeing with an important truth,There’s nothing harder than living it!”



You sliced her heart
Two perfect halves
One for you
One for her

Always yours to take
Your ever beating half
She soldiers on
But half as strong… 55 more words

Heather Barrett


You unstitched each syllable from my story
Rearranging them into new patterns
Forming a quilt beneath which you hid

Take shelter from your cold
Use my words as you wish… 10 more words

Heather Barrett