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A poem of mine titled ‘Kindled’ went up over at Mirror Dance recently. Supernatural and survival elements are the backdrop for a young girl’s memories of her childhood. 7 more words


Southern Prohibition Makes Hattiesburg Home

originally published at hubcitylife.com 

“Do you know that guy, dad?”

“Nah, don’t think so.”

“Then why’d you wave at him?” At thirteen, my New Orleans roots freshly repotted in Hattiesburg’s soil, I was still grappling with basic social niceties among those folks I knew. 951 more words

New rules are urgently needed to protect life in the open seas, scientists have warned

Researchers at the University of Oxford have presented a report to the UN showing that more than 60% of the ocean lies out with national jurisdiction and as such lacks effective conservation measures. 287 more words

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Painted Chickens

Twenty years ago
I received a birthday gift
from a close college buddy-slash-sometime lover
(What on earth were we thinking?).
Back then, our past was already in the past… 517 more words


Two top wins for Zoology in the Vice-Chancellor’s Public Engagement with Research awards

At this year’s University of Oxford Vice-Chancellor’s awards evening, two zoology teams won recognition for their work in engaging the public in their research.

Professor Louise Richardson, Vice-Chancellor says: “I have been deeply impressed by the quality of the public engagement with research projects submitted for this year’s awards. 748 more words

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How do you write a Love Poem, on Demand?

How do you write a love poem?

Which ideally is not pretentious nor cheesy, just nice, and it should be about someone you known your whole life – a family member, to be performed in public! 1,135 more words


Glasgow International/Variant Magazine drawing.

I was looking through stuff on the computer and rediscovered this drawing from 2008. It was commissioned by Glasgow International to appear as an artists page in… 101 more words

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