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Can literary, bacon-scented flies teetering on the brink of greatness -- by 2016 standards -- compete with a passage in, say, Orwell’s Burmese Days?

Conjuring the sensations of actually being there in telling about sights, scents, flavours, and the effects of a place on its observer’s mood may interest only the dwindling ranks of magician-scribes — writers’ writers — in the 21st century. 970 more words

Culture After Gutenberg

So long, Summer; hello, Autumn!

Here in Manchester we have enjoyed the full, glorious gamut of the British summertime weather: brooding drizzly days, lively showers of bouncing rain and, more recently, plenty of bright sunshine! 72 more words

Outdoor Play

Haunting Season

I’m lost
To the four winds,
Scattered ashes,
Windblown leaves on an autumn breeze.
Longing to be a memory that makes it
Through the darkness of this dying season… 21 more words

Poetry

Late Summer and Winter Nostalgia is hitting

The Summer scorches on, the sun beats down day after day..local temps have been relatively normal (that means hot, mean temps from late June thru August around 21-22ºC, many days maxing at 28-30ºC) but it has been extremely dry. 197 more words

Nature

Unnatural obsessions

I am not unwont, every now and then, to do a little selfie..i wouldn’t exactly say i get very obsessive with it – tho i can repeat and delete up to twenty times and later spend maybe half an hour (or more) editing the acceptable shots on the big screen. 90 more words

The Seasons

Summer Sounds

Cicadas, and the birds that hunt them.

A neighbor’s lawnmower.

The whisper of the maple leaves in a cool morning breeze.

A dog, barking for show somewhere over there. 135 more words

Writing

Winter 3 : end

As we pass Winter’s third half moon,
we continue to rise and go forth
in our annual season’s setting,
even as the next season’s is unveiled… 27 more words

Reality