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I am a writer.

When asked upon meeting someone new, “What do you do?”, these four words are tough for me.  I’ve been thinking about why lately. 869 more words



Recent chatter about copyright infringement concerning music (see Spirit’s “Taurus” vs. Zeppelin’s “Stairway to Heaven” or Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams “Blurred Lines” vs. Marvin Gaye’s “Gotta Give it Up”) has reignited discussion of copyright issues in the literary world. 317 more words


Tongue Pierced

The power of words. How many times do we hear that one in a year? Quite often. It’s because of the power our words carry that I often try to monitor what comes out of my mouth (the little words that actually come out of my mouth that it). 351 more words

Book Reviews

The short list

I’m sure there is more and I’m sure I won’t follow this list.


Eliminate Love

“How do I ____ thee? Let me count the ways.”

– Elizabeth Barrett Browning

“‘Tis better to have ____ and lost, than never to have ____ at all.” 589 more words

All You Can Spare

I ask for charity

and you pull out your wallet

as if it contains enough money

to buy a difference.

I know that money

can buy food… 84 more words

Turning Scandiwegian (I really think so)

This may be my last entry…

I’ve slowly, almost imperceptibly, become Scandiwegian.  It’s like I’m being assimilated.

I first noticed this when I found myself completely hooked on ‘ 243 more words