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From the Shadow Side of My Bookshelf

That’s the side I never look at. The side scarcely touched by my superficial housework. Where the dust is.

This week, I stuck the duster behind the books, though I didn’t bother to pull them out, and I encountered a slender volume that had shifted into the shadow side. 585 more words

Behind The Stories: Inspirations And Encounters

Sunday Poem (the air smelling like salamanders)

Wet Autumn

by Tom Hennen

Early morning, everything damp all through.
Cars go by. A ripping sound of tires through water.
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I'm trying to remember (1992-1995)

1. Needful Things
2. Waiting for Godot
3. A Gathering of Men
4. Being and Time
5. Parmenides

LAST THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: losing our leaves

“It is not our job to remain whole. We came to lose our leaves like the trees, and be born again, drawing up from the great roots.” –Robert Bly…

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Words Rising

“We are bees then; our honey is language.”
– Robert Bly


I open my journal, write a few

sounds with green ink, and suddenly… 301 more words

The Unauthorized Use of Something I Read



A Facebook friend, Stanley K. Ridgley, PhD., has written The Complete Guide to Business School Presenting.  I was so taken by an excerpt of the book on the speaker’s use of the ‘Pause’, a teaser which Stanley had posted online, that I purchased the book. 885 more words