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Penname: brosna11
Country: United States
Web address: www.amys-art.com/gallery-nadine.html
Favorite book: Ulysses
Member type: Author
Member Since: Jan 6, 2007
Bio: native New Yorker now living in Massachusetts--have taught language arts in public school--artist/writer at present, married to English Prof. --3 grandchildren, 3 sons, one daughter (physician at Hilltown Clinic in Mass.) --sons are a) builder, cabinet maker, el. engineer, one talented loafer. Finished two novels on the site but presently rewriting the second one. Only review what I love. Published in Interstice 2010 (poems) Green Silk Journal, poems and fiction (4), writers eye magazine--art and poetry, Journal of Irreproducible Results--one essay, Wolf Moon Journal--essays, poems--Boston Literary.

User Writings

Title/Name Date Ranking Reviews Type
Mar 26, 200836917Novel

Just a little romp in the sheep field for...

Jun 14, 20084788Novel

I rewrote this, after posting two chapters...

Jul 19, 201076226Novel

I am revising and restructuring this novel as...

Apr 19, 201222053Novel

sequel to Impetuous Heart, a novel about a 15...

May 31, 20105416Novel

Nora is a young Irish girl whose first love Tim...

May 4, 20079422Poetry

evaluation of another's writing depends on your...

Feb 21, 200832518Poetry

Democrats have a winner News item from Feb....

Feb 27, 20089921Poetry

I just sent this to the New Yorker. It's a view...

Dec 26, 20078879Poetry

my son gives me 3 quail eggs for a gift - they...

Jan 9, 200849414Poetry

Langston Hughes wrote about a hard life...

Dec 14, 200719396Poetry

Read Ireland mails books from their business in...

Jan 19, 200723856Poetry

While teaching fourth graders to sing a...

Jul 21, 200711108Poetry

another trip to the Beaver Pond in South...

May 2, 200755811Poetry

competition for birds is serious business.

Sep 22, 20089348Poetry

conservatives never support funding social...

Jan 15, 20088758Poetry

Certain loaded words are used like pawns in...

Apr 19, 2008145210Poetry

This morning TV news coverage of the Pope's...

Mar 9, 200772413Poetry

A trip to the laundry results in a display of...

Jan 1, 200816137Poetry

if you are a perfectionist, surrender to wabi...

Aug 28, 200712339Poetry

Just summarize, don't offer any suggestions...

Feb 27, 200811559Poetry

Obama is like an Egyptian Pharaoh. He projects...

Mar 18, 200815927Poetry

New Jersey driving--what's not to like? I doubt...

Sep 30, 200732211Poetry

Ten year old girl buries mole, has funeral.

Feb 26, 200716268Poetry

hearing the mournful sounds of a bamboo flute I...

Apr 27, 200833216Poetry

I met someone two years ago who seemed isolated...

May 16, 200825495Poetry

Reading lots of history books can be a...

Feb 17, 200835012Poetry

My friend Bev needs a new laptop so we go...

Aug 23, 200712459Poetry

This sonnet asks some questions about the...

Feb 13, 200838612Poetry

Words have significance and should be chosen...

Sep 10, 200848210Poetry

political rhetoric and foolishness go hand in hand

Feb 26, 200718017Poetry

Foam noodles in the Y pool give a special...

Feb 26, 200763711Poetry

Sudden recognition of a child's beauty and its...

Feb 11, 200714769Poetry

loving narcissists can be tricky, not easy to...

Mar 6, 20105221Poetry

One of my favorite haikus, published by Boston...

Jan 28, 200915414Poetry

Poor Mojo's Almanac published this one some...

Feb 26, 200782711Poetry

I wrote this poem after reading Mishmont's...

Feb 9, 200731144Poetry

I leave a phone message for a lonely boy to...

Feb 12, 200732454Poetry

rambunctious five yr old knocks over vase of...

Oct 29, 20088624Poetry

This letter is post-mortem. My father worked...

Feb 23, 200733894Poetry

I heard a story today on Link TV about a 9 yr...

Aug 22, 200712197Poetry

Political satire again, folks, this time in the...

Mar 19, 200829715Poetry

Easter brings many natural events and stories...

Mar 21, 200812277Poetry

while pondering the enclosed contents of a...

Apr 23, 200727664Poetry

Lynn Margulies has a book just published called...

Mar 7, 200917815Poetry

Imagery in quilts suggests another dimension --...

May 12, 200722816Poetry

grasshoppers--the scourge of grass eaters. Look...

Jun 4, 200720255Poetry

cowbirds lay eggs in other birds' nests. They...

Jun 3, 200763310Poetry

honeybees are disappearing and questions are...

May 22, 200732223Poetry

difficult book, summarized in 17 syllables

May 22, 200727644Poetry

WILLIAM CARLOS WILLIAMS & HIS RED WHEEL BARROW...

May 29, 200715068Poetry

30 hour shifts are routine for interns at...

Jun 5, 200712847Poetry

medical appointment provides reading time for...

Jan 3, 200825665Poetry

We all know V.P. Cheney had a major role in...

Jun 10, 200714836Poetry

Observations of happenings in the garden in June.

Jun 12, 200720615Poetry

newspaper item: Springfield, Massachusetts....

Jun 21, 200711209Poetry

Bag Balm is an all-purpose veterinary ointment...

May 30, 20089620Poetry

I watch my son carving shells in wood for a...

Jun 28, 200711887Poetry

School are underperforming but cost a lot...

Jul 1, 200721385Poetry

Bob Keen (R.A.) recently suggested a lot of...

Jun 14, 20114522Poetry

Just another nature poem. Accepted for...

Jul 17, 200714977Poetry

Basketmaking is a craft with a native American...

Feb 28, 20088029Poetry

McCain says Al Queda is in Iraq, like nobody...

Jul 25, 20075709Poetry

The ladies of this site share a communal...

Jul 26, 20076059Poetry

Once you get to know Alan through his stories,...

Jul 26, 200712127Poetry

One of the great souls on this website lives in...

Jul 27, 200717565Poetry

forum addicts will recognize some stolen...

Jul 28, 200722615Poetry

The forum provides opinions that offer poetic...

Jul 29, 200716846Poetry

chats on the forum of recent vintage that...

Oct 26, 201236810Poetry

anything will do really as this is stolen...

Jul 30, 200717006Poetry

Rivers change, the ocean remains the same.

Aug 31, 20088729Poetry

simple things are the best -- I'm easily...

Jul 31, 200724834Poetry

Sometimes our feeings get hurt but we recover...

Aug 1, 200717315Poetry

some wisdom from Doinmybestatlast about travel...

Aug 1, 200723464Poetry

Two incredible film geniuses of the 20th...

Aug 10, 200716457Poetry

exotic sounding words strung together to give a...

Aug 11, 200728883Poetry

Traveling in unknown terrain can be surprising.

Aug 12, 200771410Poetry

some writers can't be flattered--they must be...

Aug 14, 200712808Poetry

New Bedford, Massachusetts is the departure...

Aug 19, 200711617Poetry

vacation experience summarized in 14 lines...

Aug 28, 200745611Poetry

rules for haiku: 5 syl, 7 syl, 5 syl. so this...

Aug 29, 200710717Poetry

I like recipes in short form. This is one of...

Jan 14, 200815377Poetry

Lawyers are not historians but they should...

Jan 14, 20116548Poetry

Gerard Manley Hopkins wrote ecstatic poetry...

Sep 8, 200813357Poetry

There are reviewers who exceed the norms for...

Sep 6, 200725614Poetry

Today we hear that Pavarotti has died. His...

Sep 6, 200716016Poetry

Mish notices news about science progress and...

Jan 4, 200817708Poetry

Iowa caucuses prove Hillary needs more prayer -...

Sep 19, 200715228Poetry

sometimes writing has to be put aside for more...

Sep 24, 200726885Poetry

while emailing Mish I got the notion movie...

Sep 24, 200731523Poetry

Movie titles can be funny all by themselves but...

Sep 28, 200716657Poetry

African American Women's Humor--an anthology is...

Sep 29, 200748912Poetry

I have a neighbor whose grandson is in the...

Oct 1, 200727834Poetry

another adventure at Nora's - a ten year old...

Oct 2, 20078528Poetry

Nature is the gateway to philosophical queries...

Oct 12, 200716836Poetry

Life has many problems. Some you can figure...

Oct 14, 200724184Poetry

A poetry reading about strange events after an...

Feb 27, 201212515Poetry

Ever feel the need for a good curse? Somebody...

Oct 18, 200725464Poetry

A Long Island mensch takes his bride on a...

Nov 19, 200723264Poetry

Puerto Rico's island of Vieques has been...

Nov 27, 200710778Poetry

This poem is a reflection on the work of a...

Jan 5, 200819578Poetry

The first primary in the country in the state...

Jan 17, 200924712Poetry

We're about to inaugurate a historic figure of...

Dec 21, 20077778Poetry

anti-chaiku poem - mocks form

Dec 27, 200720076Poetry

have a good laugh

Jan 25, 20088049Poetry

I'm reading about Yeats' poetry (Helen...

Jan 29, 200823666Poetry

William Butler Yeats, Irish Nobel Prize winner...

Jan 27, 200817596Poetry

Tonight I got my first political recording to...

Jan 27, 200821497Poetry

Obama and the Kennedys link up. They have a...

Jan 29, 200867010Poetry

JFK's grandchildren choose Obama. Ted and...

Feb 1, 200810028Poetry

Last night's debate between Obama and Clinton...

Feb 10, 2008133410Poetry

If you agree or disagree with my thesis on...

Mar 13, 200866310Poetry

very bad poetry but does include some nice...

Mar 29, 20088619Poetry

Just found out that the editor of writer's eye...

Apr 18, 201031511Poetry

The form is sestina but has three main stanzas...

Nov 29, 200815347Poetry

Nora's small handloom is a moment of reflection...

Mar 24, 200818786Poetry

I accept all opinions

Mar 13, 200913059Poetry

spring isn't all flowers and sunshine --...

Mar 31, 200849814Poetry

ever feel useless? these thoughts ramble...

Apr 7, 200812398Poetry

Jellyfish challenge fishermen, fill their...

Apr 10, 200818817Poetry

Just a little springtime poem about gardening

Jun 25, 200810048Poetry

Moose are seriously bothered by ticks. They're...

May 5, 20096023Poetry

This is a reminiscence of a visit to Detroit I...

May 14, 200815009Poetry

West Virginia votes are in. Hillary won by a...

May 18, 200844711Poetry

In Boston the new museum of contemporary art...

May 21, 200855012Poetry

Senator Kennedy's diagnosis reminds me of my...

May 24, 20088199Poetry

Biology determines response in emotional...

May 29, 200814819Poetry

martyrdom may be self-inflicted

Jun 10, 200820865Poetry

tonight's news-Kucinich introduces 5 hour...

Jun 28, 200845812Poetry

It's disgusting but somebody's gotta do it. The...

Jun 22, 200861711Poetry

An event happened today that still feels...

Aug 19, 200839111Poetry

Dill is one of my favorite authors and...

May 2, 20128397Poetry

Someone on the forum recently questioned the...

Jul 15, 200871111Poetry

something to think about

Jul 29, 200842110Poetry

Another natural history prowl, looking for the...

Aug 2, 200820215Poetry

North Salem, New Hampshire features a...

Aug 5, 200878410Poetry

I swim at the Y with my grandson Nathan. He's...

Aug 15, 200818256Poetry

Some grandfathers are more dedicated than...

Jun 30, 200913408Poetry

Only in America could talent be so exploited,...

Sep 23, 20088128Poetry

My cup boileth over. I can't take it anymore....

Aug 29, 200811016Poetry

Senator McCain announces his choice for VP:...

Jan 12, 200912815Poetry

MY 3RD YEAR ON THIS SITE -- had to celebrate...

Sep 9, 200827334Poetry

some thoughts on elections where one side...

Jun 2, 201014107Poetry

We heard a great recital tonight in...

Sep 29, 200819325Poetry

In the Burren unusual flora and fauna flourish...

Oct 25, 201213514Poetry

Revised since 2008. It's been a hard road but...

Oct 9, 200879310Poetry

reflections on autumn, markets and campaigns.

Oct 30, 200811048Poetry

This poem tries to crystallize the history of...

Dec 1, 200834411Poetry

an image from the fields around my neighborhood

Dec 1, 20088828Poetry

Bog walking with sheep in a wild place.

Dec 11, 200829623Poetry

School holiday concerts--always a treat.

Dec 22, 200812047Poetry

I used to ski but gave it up. My downhills are...

Dec 23, 200822145Poetry

another ski poem with Vermont places.

Dec 27, 200821505Poetry

any and all -- this is an exercise in sheer...

Dec 29, 200824434Poetry

Plants grow in pots, don't they?

Jan 8, 200921465Poetry

A little fun haiku for Elvis' birthday

Jan 15, 200913986Poetry

The long national nightmare is coming to an...

Jan 20, 200913327Poetry

if you're a carpenter or know someone who is,...

Jan 27, 200914866Poetry

We have one true genius on this site. She lives...

Jan 27, 200918575Poetry

Born in PA, ended up in MA. Ipswich, a lace...

Jan 29, 200913387Poetry

Forum comments from Michelle have a certain...

Jan 31, 200918225Poetry

In searching for Dill's comments in the forum,...

Feb 13, 200911117Poetry

A few characters among many I've met here stand...

Feb 3, 200932013Poetry

unusual place for a honeymoon and weather...

Jan 27, 201113456Poetry

Global warming is real. But it's misnamed. The...

Feb 19, 200944510Poetry

Making a baby quilt for Kat is one way to say...

Feb 25, 200913978Poetry

I recently bought a Barron's book of Italian...

Feb 27, 200923834Poetry

Idioms are frequently little gems of wisdom,...

Mar 1, 200930103Poetry

Snow fleas are insects that have been ignored...

Jun 16, 201130212Poetry

Natural wonders abound if we care to notice....

Mar 23, 200922254Poetry

Our daughter turns 50 and finishes her...

Mar 26, 20099008Poetry

Because Nora's Mom is a busy doctor, I get to...

Apr 2, 200915528Poetry

If you're a therapist, I'm interested in your...

Jan 30, 201022214Poetry

Salinger was an icon for the kids of the...

Apr 7, 200920926Poetry

If you know about pheasants, your opinion is...

Apr 13, 20096648Poetry

If you don't like it, don't review it. Thanks.

Feb 13, 201017795Poetry

This experimental form is related to science...

May 3, 20099869Poetry

Women and gadgets don't always get along. We...

Aug 3, 200919526Poetry

Creative activities have their aha! moments and...

May 9, 200948612Poetry

A medical test to determine conditions in the...

Feb 15, 20108316Poetry

When your grandchild plays an evil dwarf in a...

Apr 6, 201014406Poetry

Nora, age 13, tells her mother she has to be...

May 15, 200957511Poetry

Yesterday I had a good angiogram. This...

Jan 2, 20117488Poetry

Just another mental health rant--assembled from...

Sep 12, 200924934Poetry

Fishing in the forum again for found poetry....

Jun 24, 200926584Poetry

Mishmont mails me a huge fleece so I can spin,...

Sep 4, 20096769Poetry

Nuns can be aloof or aloft but they never lose...

Jul 20, 200932610Poetry

gardeners and birders may enjoy this

Aug 26, 20099917Poetry

We mourn the passing of Senator Edward M....

Sep 2, 201210914Poetry

some thoughts on idleness on Labor Day--any...

Sep 9, 20098258Poetry

If you've experienced any art forms directly,...

Apr 15, 201012498Poetry

My birthday roses are admired for their beauty...

Oct 12, 200937810Poetry

Since my colleagues are writing poems about...

Jan 23, 201312346Poetry

Our plumber is smarter than we are about pipes....

Feb 17, 20105769Poetry

A painting prompted this recall of a summer...

Dec 7, 200911987Poetry

My friend Beverly can't see with her new...

Dec 9, 200921174Poetry

Privacy Practices offer patients information...

Dec 9, 20097888Poetry

This form (sestina) adapts itself to common...

Dec 20, 20094399Poetry

I thought I'd write a book of Irish Haikus so I...

Dec 29, 20094499Poetry

Losing a tooth has much in common with losing...

Jan 1, 201010918Poetry

Chinese astrology is all about animals, metals,...

Feb 25, 201216395Poetry

Some things can't be described very...

Jan 22, 20106729Poetry

Current stalemate in American politics is an...

Jan 25, 201052510Poetry

Bad poem contest--a few verses with a political...

Feb 3, 201013536Poetry

true life classroom experience--teachers have...

Sep 9, 201018912Poetry

While visiting a friend's garden...

May 5, 201214425Poetry

A charter school holds an open house for...

Jun 22, 20118177Poetry

Accepted for summer 2011 issue of Roses and...

Mar 7, 201014587Poetry

inspired by Scott Free's poem Spit a ramble...

Mar 11, 201021126Poetry

Cat Writes 22 has recently reminded me about...

Mar 31, 20106189Poetry

This poem is about Phoebe Prince, a girl born...

Apr 25, 201012737Poetry

I have a view of arriving red-winged blackbirds...

Jun 6, 201053410Poetry

Some days are boring but satisfying. This poem...

May 16, 20105629Poetry

Graduations are fiercely optimistic. all...

Jul 28, 201220314Poetry

Yesterday we attended a circus camp with a...

Jun 17, 201037310Poetry

Fathers are appreciated for many reasons but...

Oct 3, 201432863Poetry

A recent experience with my orthopedic surgeon...

Jun 21, 20106819Poetry

We go shopping with our 13 yr old grandchild,...

Jun 24, 201014016Poetry

some thoughts on politics

Jul 6, 201012186Poetry

Fourth of July picnic with a group of senior...

Nov 26, 201134510Poetry

Raising a family can be hazardous to your...

Jan 17, 20115319Poetry

Prompted by Odin's poem about pen and ink, I...

Sep 12, 201010896Poetry

The Clark Museum in the Berkshires gave me this...

Jun 19, 201120454Poetry

Father's Day makes me think about how my father...

Dec 30, 201010416Poetry

personal reflections O.K.

Jan 13, 20118118Poetry

Following Mishmont's suggestion to revive bad...

Jan 9, 201123311Poetry

Sowing the seeds of anger and resentment has...

Jan 15, 20116118Poetry

Writing is like labor before childbirth. You...

Jan 18, 20115619Poetry

I'm a fan of Wislawa Szymborska, the Polish...

Mar 17, 20117428Poetry

any comments are fine. technical, personal,...

Mar 19, 201115635Poetry

any comments, harsh criticism, welcome

May 7, 20114519Poetry

Some passions may be aroused by this tribute....

Jul 6, 201212766Poetry

My brother Ed was reported missing in Korea in...

Mar 7, 201210936Poetry

Smith College greenhouse exhibit this week:...

Jun 23, 201211536Poetry

I like the sound of Spanish poetry so I wrote...

Mar 11, 20123909Poetry

This poem uses 12 syllables per line, total of...

Jun 17, 20119087Poetry

Stormy weather may interfere with dancing.

Nov 15, 20115728Poetry

I live on Moody Bridge Road. It's not exactly...

Jul 23, 201127511Poetry

Sometimes a garden offers metaphors for the...

Aug 23, 20118157Poetry

Today at the internet café I ordered a...

Apr 28, 201210756Poetry

email from Nora concerning make-up bag left in...

Nov 5, 201144010Poetry

Our friend of 45 years died during the storm...

Apr 11, 20124838Poetry

Any feedback welcome. These reflections on a...

Dec 2, 20116068Poetry

I'm inspired by Dr. William Carlos Williams and...

Dec 15, 20116478Poetry

This is about emotional abuse. If you've ever...

Dec 18, 20114449Poetry

Poetry about self-inflicted wounds reminds me...

Dec 26, 201117175Poetry

If you've had a stress test, you know how it...

Jan 16, 201210247Poetry

Rev. Martin Luther King's struggle for civil...

Jan 20, 201245410Poetry

A little tongue in cheek here. How does one...

Feb 19, 201213576Poetry

So many migratory animals cross our borders and...

May 3, 201222584Poetry

Grandmother Nadine Gordimer born 1923 keeps on...

Feb 24, 201214535Poetry

These thoughts originated with a 14th century...

Mar 15, 20125088Poetry

Haiku form applied to Irish cookery. Any...

Mar 26, 201223744Poetry

If you've been using Skype to communicate with...

Oct 23, 201211086Poetry

Blast from the past in my file folders--the...

Mar 27, 20129818Poetry

A literary device similar to haiku from Old...

Mar 29, 201213845Poetry

How do you feel about the free expression of...

Mar 30, 20126749Poetry

Cleaning up the garden after winter damage...

May 7, 201211216Poetry

Those book come-ons filled with ads can be...

Jun 5, 201215536Poetry

say anything you want to

Jun 16, 201223012Poetry

This father's day poem celebrates the macho...

Jul 23, 20126778Poetry

recent events suggest a little forethought

Jul 24, 201215675Poetry

Found this in the current catalog put out by...

Aug 29, 20123089NewPoetry

It's not easy but someone has to do it. A...

Sep 5, 20129929Poetry

Memories of ocean experiences came to me while...

Feb 18, 20134129Poetry

The poem concerns family relationships and...

Oct 26, 20128387Poetry

Selected random quotes from the forum meant to...

Oct 29, 201214065Poetry

Found poetry. Mining past forum comments and...

Oct 30, 201219184Poetry

Tracking Sonny's remarks with a few other...

Jan 26, 201315545Poetry

Ordinary activities can make good poetry so...

Mar 25, 201319544Poetry

My novel was launched on March 17, 2013. This...

May 1, 20133939Poetry

Have you ever felt sort of ignored? Like you're...

May 4, 201313396Poetry

grandparents day at the charter school--Nathan...

May 31, 201410726Poetry

Science sometimes provides interesting images...

Apr 28, 200777711Short Story

Historical characters gather for a few beers...

May 11, 200856611Short Story

Ever want to meet someone who is no longer...

May 18, 201226015Short Story

As a student at U.Mass., Amherst, I enrolled in...

Feb 3, 200773911Short Story

A young Manchurian maiden playing the bamboo...

Aug 16, 200813126Short Story

true story. Romance doesn't survive when poet's...

Jan 20, 200715685Short Story

Women communicate with difficulty concerning an...

Feb 26, 200814745Short Story

What if John McCain had to be replaced by a...

Sep 2, 200813116Short Story

Powerful lobbies prevent health care from...

Feb 25, 200715289Short Story

child's view of hurricane in New York City

Jan 11, 200714568Short Story

My son's Tolkien addiction leads hiim to...

Jan 27, 200710479Short Story

Talented teen-ager reflects on her life in a...

Feb 12, 200721713Short Story

Famous poets and artists from the Rochester...

Feb 18, 200713526Short Story

Valerie, age 14, daughter of divorced...

Mar 2, 200711288Short Story

A couple clear out an old lady's rooms after...

Mar 6, 200769412Short Story

Irrepressible old woman goes shopping and...

Feb 23, 200851510Short Story

If you've ever been to the Big E you may be...

Nov 10, 200811027Short Story

Selling encyclopedias isn't all it's cracked up...

Apr 30, 200711319Short Story

When Spanish explorers arrived on American...

May 3, 20078318Short Story

Two famous women discuss Paris and peasants but...

May 6, 200715705Short Story

Trip to an art gallery becomes an educational...

May 22, 200712196Short Story

Elvis, Frank and John sing together and rile up...

May 26, 200740713Short Story

Food additives with neurotoxin effects are in...

Jun 2, 200712836Short Story

got my first letter from 5 yr old Nathan today....

Jan 11, 200810429Short Story

An editor asked me to write an article about...

Jan 26, 200912806Short Story

Sometimes adventurous people worry their...

Jun 30, 200711058Short Story

Jim Tate's recent poetry reading, where the...

Jul 4, 200725614Short Story

We can't seem to get our act together here, so...

Feb 26, 200896210Short Story

I try to help Hillary snap out of depression...

Jul 15, 200719915Short Story

A sudden squirting at the gas pump this morning...

Jul 20, 20077938Short Story

30 years since Elvis departed--big commercial...

Jul 22, 20076249Short Story

The polyps are being checked at the lab and...

Jul 26, 200763511Short Story

A 3 year old describes her experience with a...

Aug 2, 20077758Short Story

sometimes I forget to check under the sink....

Aug 5, 200712167Short Story

My experience of Maine: a forest with a rocky...

Aug 8, 20078049Short Story

Tourists in Barcelona witness the arrival of...

Sep 4, 20079647Short Story

A group of teachers attend a performance at the...

Feb 26, 200854312Short Story

Recently Hillary Clinton has been behaving in a...

Aug 9, 200764110Short Story

Sonny believes my modus operandi is Freudian...

Aug 31, 200750610Short Story

Miss Lynch teaches language arts but her...

Sep 4, 200715586Short Story

Few people realize what adventures await them...

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Even classics can get roughed up in reviews....

Sep 8, 20078767Short Story

Joyce took liberties with his experimental...

Sep 12, 200715015Short Story

Chapter two of Ulysses by Joyce, an Irish...

Sep 14, 200719013Short Story

This chapter of Ulysses gives us a glimpse into...

Oct 2, 200715275Short Story

Shopping for candles in Massachusetts saves...

Mar 19, 200818115Short Story

a rather senseless story full to the brim with...

Oct 30, 200742511Short Story

New writing compared to new baby, revisions...

Oct 31, 200716365Short Story

Professor markets literary criticism thesis but...

Dec 14, 20079348Short Story

Six years ago our daughter started medical...

Nov 10, 200713656Short Story

My spouse recently discovered he has a duodenal...

Jan 2, 200849512Short Story

Two sisters arrange a meeting involving a...

Nov 30, 200739312Short Story

After more than a year of living with a pair of...

Dec 1, 20079338Short Story

any cleaning problems should go to Kat Nove....

Dec 9, 20078908Short Story

I attended a concert in the 2nd Congregational...

Dec 18, 20079797Short Story

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This is a true story about a remarkable...

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Spinning fibers is as old as the pyramids. You...

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I've been asked about the diary entries of...

Mar 4, 200816046Short Story

Computers and Druidism have a very old...

Mar 7, 200817644Short Story

Haiku form --yesterday's headlines. Hillary...

Mar 13, 200812249Short Story

Just some speculation about how history might...

Mar 26, 200811047Short Story

any and all comments acceptable, especially...

Mar 28, 200822418Short Story

Hillary Rodham Clinton has some problems with...

Sep 19, 200818915Short Story

short fiction about a woman's small world when...

Apr 1, 2008108211Short Story

If it's April 1, then I have a lottery ticket...

Apr 2, 200819676Short Story

Sometimes kids are way too smart.

Jun 12, 200811699Short Story

Nora tries to sort out the real from the...

Apr 11, 200821585Short Story

Imagine a movie about Mother Cabrini, the first...

Apr 12, 200816896Short Story

Imagine a lost movie starring dancers Fred...

Apr 15, 200815916Short Story

Marlene Dietrich and James Stewart appeared...

Apr 25, 200816326Short Story

Prophet Isaiah lived 2500 years ago and warned...

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W.CARLOS WILLIAMS wrote a poem called "The...

Sep 13, 200812226Short Story

When an opportunity arises for international...

May 27, 20089879Short Story

High fashion isn't all it's cracked up to be....

Jun 5, 200815677Short Story

Recent events have earned the Clintons the...

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Nora writes scary stories because that's all...

Jun 11, 20089520Short Story

HOW I GOT STARTED WITH EVERYTHING--life with 3...

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