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Richard Jackson

Alternate Endings

There are times when they gather at the edge of your life,
Shadows slipping over the far hills, daffodils
blooming too early, the dark matter of the universe… 325 more words


In Plain Sight by Richard Jackson

In Plain Sight by Richard Jackson; illustrated by Jerry Pinkney. 2016. Pencil, colored pencils, and water color.

Brief summary: A grandfather and his sweet granddaughter, Sophie, play a game of seek and find each day after school. 14 more words

Children's Book Review

Richard Jackson

Sometimes I kiss your eyes to see beyond what I can imagine.
Sometimes I think I can speak the language of unborn stars.
I think the whole earth breathes with you. 67 more words


Richard Jackson

I should tell you from the start that this poem is about Nothing.
Even the title is stolen from a song by Wilco. It’s true… 44 more words


Richard Jackson

The first star is
a doorknob. Behind it, an attic of dreams covered in dust,
boxes of forgotten sorrows. Tomorrow I’ll begin to clean away… 28 more words


1 In Custody After SWAT Situation In Aliquippa

ALIQUIPPA (KDKA) — A SWAT situation in Aliquippa ended peacefully Sunday afternoon as a man was taken into custody.

The incident started just after 6:30 a.m. 262 more words


Have a Look, Says Book

Written by Richard Jackson, Illustrated by Kevin Hawkes Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2016

Hello there, says Chair.

The plot in a nutshell:  A father and daughter explore a world of sensations through a book.

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