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It's a Make-Under!

The creepy doll who rides shotgun to book festivals with me, mainly because I’m too much of a chicken to put her in the backseat, has gotten a new look.   233 more words

Southern Gothic

Reading Capote

I first knew Truman Capote as caricature of himself—the flamboyant and outrageous guest on late night television, a gigantic personality in an elfin body.  He wore hats, as I recall from those stolen glimpses of Johnny Carson on those rare nights I was up to see him. 766 more words

Review: Wise Blood, by Flannery O'Connor

“Wise Blood”, published in 1952, is a novel partly created from some of O’Connor’s short stories, so anyone who has read her Collected Stories may recognise a few scenes and characters. 660 more words

Book Review

Watch - In This Moment - Oh Lord (2017)

Today, on 12th May 2017, American gothic metal/nu-metal and metalcore band In This Moment released their first new single and material since their last album… 211 more words

Feature Of The Day

Book Review: "The Glass Menagerie" by Tennessee Williams

*Possible Spoilers Below*

Tennessee William’s classic play, The Glass Menagerie, is a must read for anyone who is a fan of American literature, of drama, or of timeless pieces of art. 794 more words


Music-Ode To Billie Joe By Bobbie Gentry

This song was selected from the Hermit Poet’s Music Collection.

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Ode to Billie Joe… 9 more words


Pearls Before Swine--Part 3

Part 1 here

Part 2 here

When I came back from the barn after returning the handsaw, a bolt of pain stabbed my lower belly as I stepped inside the house. 1,853 more words

Short Fiction