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The Lamp

The presenter turned away from the camera to greet the next contributor. Her smile was broad and her eyes twinkled – she could fake sincerity along with the best of them. 426 more words

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A Ritual To Read To Each Other - William Stafford

If you don’t know the kind of person I am,
and I don’t know the kind of person you are,
a pattern that others made may prevail in the world, 174 more words

POETRY, or why I haven't been sleeping, or blogging, or doing anything else for the last three months.

I haven’t blogged since August, and I won’t apologize for the lack of posts, but I will explain their absence since I’ve had a couple people mention missing them. 1,989 more words

Cemetery Walk Featured Script: William "Bill" Stafford

If you missed our 8th Annual Cemetery Walk on October 18, 2015, please enjoy reading this script that was presented during the evening event. Thank you to all of our volunteers who make this event possible each year and to this year’s sponsors: Al’s Pizza, Chase Upholstery, Courtyard Banquets, Minuteman Press, NorthStar Credit Union, The Towne Tap, and Voegtle’s  Auto Service. 587 more words


Life Lessons from Elementary Poets

From The Time is Now weekly writing prompt:

Poetry Prompt
This week, listen to a poem new to you–by a contemporary poet or a bygone poet–and jot down the words, phrases, and images that are most striking or memorable to you.
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Poetry Friday

The Hit

I want you to call it off. Look, I know I said it was what I wanted but well, I’ve changed my mind. That’s allowed, surely, isn’t it? 502 more words

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Doctor Hoo too

“The prisoner has declined the offices of a priest,” said the warder, leading Doctor Hoo along the tiled corridors of the condemned men’s wing.  “Often, they find it a comfort.  654 more words

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