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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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NFL.com ranks Carson Wentz as the 10th most impactful rookie this season

All of the rookies will continue to get acclimated to life as an NFL player. The 2016 NFL Draft will always be known primarily for the trades that facilitated the selection of Jared Goff and Carson Wentz. 201 more words

Eagles News And Notes

Richard Jackson

Place Message Here    

    I knew that somewhere Jesus wept.
         –Larry Brown, Dirty Work

That was when our love began for me, though late,
the way a flock of darkness settles over your shoulders. 392 more words

Poetry

Richard Jackson

That was when our love began for me, though late,
the way a flock of darkness settles over your shoulders.
I remember the muted reflections that smudged the water… 46 more words

Excerpt

Richard Jackson

When do you realize the selves you left behind
have gone on without you, living the many
lives you now begin to resemble?

—  Richard Jackson, from “The Trail,” Retrievals (C & R Press, 2014)

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Richard Jackson

If I don’t hear from you, each of these words will be a cave
lined with your handprints, the water beneath the bridge trembles
some memory from the other side. 15 more words

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I Hit The Jackpot Today. . .

Four new picture books and one juvenile nonfiction book were waiting for me when I arrived at work.  I’m about to read all of them and tell you what I think. 432 more words

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