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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, 200838317Novel

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

Jun 14, 20085018Novel

I rewrote this, after posting two chapters...

Jul 19, 201078226Novel

I am revising and restructuring this novel as...

Apr 19, 201222953Novel

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

May 31, 20105736Novel

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

May 4, 20078822Poetry

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

Feb 21, 200835118Poetry

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

Feb 27, 20089521Poetry

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

Dec 26, 200710229Poetry

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

Jan 9, 200880013Poetry

Langston Hughes wrote about a hard life...

Dec 14, 200722426Poetry

Read Ireland mails books from their business in...

Jan 19, 200727166Poetry

While teaching fourth graders to sing a...

Jul 21, 200712848Poetry

another trip to the Beaver Pond in South...

May 2, 200763711Poetry

competition for birds is serious business.

Sep 22, 200810758Poetry

conservatives never support funding social...

Jan 15, 200810108Poetry

Certain loaded words are used like pawns in...

Apr 19, 2008170510Poetry

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

Mar 9, 200784113Poetry

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

Jan 1, 200818877Poetry

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

Aug 28, 200714309Poetry

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

Feb 27, 200813379Poetry

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

Mar 18, 200818607Poetry

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

Sep 30, 200734711Poetry

Ten year old girl buries mole, has funeral.

Feb 26, 200719018Poetry

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

Apr 27, 200836016Poetry

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

May 16, 200828925Poetry

Reading lots of history books can be a...

Feb 17, 200838212Poetry

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

Aug 23, 200714449Poetry

This sonnet asks some questions about the...

Feb 13, 200843012Poetry

Words have significance and should be chosen...

Sep 10, 200854610Poetry

political rhetoric and foolishness go hand in hand

Feb 26, 200720857Poetry

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

Feb 26, 200773511Poetry

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

Feb 11, 200717329Poetry

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

Mar 6, 20104521Poetry

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

Jan 28, 200920613Poetry

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

Feb 26, 200795711Poetry

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

Feb 9, 200734914Poetry

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

Feb 12, 200736134Poetry

rambunctious five yr old knocks over vase of...

Oct 29, 20087824Poetry

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

Feb 23, 200737584Poetry

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

Aug 22, 200714157Poetry

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

Mar 19, 200832115Poetry

Easter brings many natural events and stories...

Mar 21, 200814247Poetry

while pondering the enclosed contents of a...

Apr 23, 200731224Poetry

Lynn Margulies has a book just published called...

Mar 7, 200920635Poetry

Imagery in quilts suggests another dimension --...

May 12, 200725996Poetry

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

Jun 4, 200723325Poetry

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

Jun 3, 200772910Poetry

honeybees are disappearing and questions are...

May 22, 200735903Poetry

difficult book, summarized in 17 syllables

May 22, 200731204Poetry

WILLIAM CARLOS WILLIAMS & HIS RED WHEEL BARROW...

May 29, 200717638Poetry

30 hour shifts are routine for interns at...

Jun 5, 200714917Poetry

medical appointment provides reading time for...

Jan 3, 200829085Poetry

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

Jun 10, 200717406Poetry

Observations of happenings in the garden in June.

Jun 12, 200723725Poetry

newspaper item: Springfield, Massachusetts....

Jun 21, 200712959Poetry

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

May 30, 200811619Poetry

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

Jun 28, 200713787Poetry

School are underperforming but cost a lot...

Jul 1, 200724465Poetry

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

Jun 14, 20113822Poetry

Just another nature poem. Accepted for...

Jul 17, 200717577Poetry

Basketmaking is a craft with a native American...

Feb 28, 20089259Poetry

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

Jul 25, 20076529Poetry

The ladies of this site share a communal...

Jul 26, 20076969Poetry

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

Jul 26, 200714087Poetry

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

Jul 27, 200720345Poetry

forum addicts will recognize some stolen...

Jul 28, 200725765Poetry

The forum provides opinions that offer poetic...

Jul 29, 200719586Poetry

chats on the forum of recent vintage that...

Oct 26, 201240310Poetry

anything will do really as this is stolen...

Jul 30, 200719746Poetry

Rivers change, the ocean remains the same.

Aug 31, 200810079Poetry

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

Jul 31, 200728254Poetry

Sometimes our feeings get hurt but we recover...

Aug 1, 200720065Poetry

some wisdom from Doinmybestatlast about travel...

Aug 1, 200726764Poetry

Two incredible film geniuses of the 20th...

Aug 10, 200719227Poetry

exotic sounding words strung together to give a...

Aug 11, 200732473Poetry

Traveling in unknown terrain can be surprising.

Aug 12, 200783110Poetry

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

Aug 14, 200714868Poetry

New Bedford, Massachusetts is the departure...

Aug 19, 200713477Poetry

vacation experience summarized in 14 lines...

Aug 28, 200751511Poetry

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

Aug 29, 200712467Poetry

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

Jan 14, 200817987Poetry

Lawyers are not historians but they should...

Jan 14, 20117568Poetry

Gerard Manley Hopkins wrote ecstatic poetry...

Sep 8, 200815497Poetry

There are reviewers who exceed the norms for...

Sep 6, 200729034Poetry

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

Sep 6, 200718716Poetry

Mish notices news about science progress and...

Jan 4, 200820518Poetry

Iowa caucuses prove Hillary needs more prayer -...

Sep 19, 200717798Poetry

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

Sep 24, 200730385Poetry

while emailing Mish I got the notion movie...

Sep 24, 200735243Poetry

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

Sep 28, 200719447Poetry

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

Sep 29, 200755312Poetry

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

Oct 1, 200731394Poetry

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

Oct 2, 20079808Poetry

Nature is the gateway to philosophical queries...

Oct 12, 200719576Poetry

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

Oct 14, 200727564Poetry

A poetry reading about strange events after an...

Feb 27, 201212315Poetry

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

Oct 18, 200728874Poetry

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

Nov 19, 200726524Poetry

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

Nov 27, 200718677Poetry

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

Jan 5, 200822638Poetry

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

Jan 17, 200926512Poetry

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

Dec 21, 20078988Poetry

anti-chaiku poem - mocks form

Dec 27, 200723136Poetry

have a good laugh

Jan 25, 20089279Poetry

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

Jan 29, 200826986Poetry

William Butler Yeats, Irish Nobel Prize winner...

Jan 27, 200820376Poetry

Tonight I got my first political recording to...

Jan 27, 200824587Poetry

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

Jan 29, 200877510Poetry

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

Feb 1, 200811588Poetry

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

Feb 10, 2008154710Poetry

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

Mar 13, 200876710Poetry

very bad poetry but does include some nice...

Mar 29, 20089979Poetry

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

Apr 18, 201034011Poetry

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

Nov 29, 200817937Poetry

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

Mar 24, 200821766Poetry

I accept all opinions

Mar 13, 200915159Poetry

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

Mar 31, 200856314Poetry

ever feel useless? these thoughts ramble...

Apr 7, 200814388Poetry

Jellyfish challenge fishermen, fill their...

Apr 10, 200821797Poetry

Just a little springtime poem about gardening

Jun 25, 200811648Poetry

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

May 5, 20095423Poetry

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

May 14, 200817599Poetry

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

May 18, 200850411Poetry

In Boston the new museum of contemporary art...

May 21, 200862812Poetry

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

May 24, 20089489Poetry

Biology determines response in emotional...

May 29, 200817389Poetry

martyrdom may be self-inflicted

Jun 10, 200823985Poetry

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

Jun 28, 200851712Poetry

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

Jun 22, 200871011Poetry

An event happened today that still feels...

Aug 19, 200843311Poetry

Dill is one of my favorite authors and...

May 2, 20129667Poetry

Someone on the forum recently questioned the...

Jul 15, 200882811Poetry

something to think about

Jul 29, 200847510Poetry

Another natural history prowl, looking for the...

Aug 2, 200823275Poetry

North Salem, New Hampshire features a...

Aug 5, 200890610Poetry

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

Aug 15, 200821136Poetry

Some grandfathers are more dedicated than...

Jun 30, 200915558Poetry

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

Sep 23, 20089408Poetry

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

Aug 29, 200810616Poetry

Senator McCain announces his choice for VP:...

Jan 12, 200912615Poetry

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

Sep 9, 200830864Poetry

some thoughts on elections where one side...

Jun 2, 201016537Poetry

We heard a great recital tonight in...

Sep 29, 200822345Poetry

In the Burren unusual flora and fauna flourish...

Oct 25, 201213314Poetry

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

Oct 9, 200891410Poetry

reflections on autumn, markets and campaigns.

Oct 30, 200812788Poetry

This poem tries to crystallize the history of...

Dec 1, 200837311Poetry

an image from the fields around my neighborhood

Dec 1, 200810168Poetry

Bog walking with sheep in a wild place.

Dec 11, 200833283Poetry

School holiday concerts--always a treat.

Dec 22, 200813947Poetry

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

Dec 23, 200825225Poetry

another ski poem with Vermont places.

Dec 27, 200824595Poetry

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

Dec 29, 200827824Poetry

Plants grow in pots, don't they?

Jan 8, 200924555Poetry

A little fun haiku for Elvis' birthday

Jan 15, 200916346Poetry

The long national nightmare is coming to an...

Jan 20, 200915457Poetry

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

Jan 27, 200917456Poetry

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

Jan 27, 200921585Poetry

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

Jan 29, 200915537Poetry

Forum comments from Michelle have a certain...

Jan 31, 200921105Poetry

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

Feb 13, 200912857Poetry

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

Feb 3, 200934513Poetry

unusual place for a honeymoon and weather...

Jan 27, 201115606Poetry

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

Feb 19, 200950010Poetry

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

Feb 25, 200916308Poetry

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

Feb 27, 200927144Poetry

Idioms are frequently little gems of wisdom,...

Mar 1, 200933823Poetry

Snow fleas are insects that have been ignored...

Jun 16, 201132612Poetry

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

Mar 23, 200925344Poetry

Our daughter turns 50 and finishes her...

Mar 26, 200910358Poetry

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

Apr 2, 200918138Poetry

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

Jan 30, 201025294Poetry

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

Apr 7, 200924016Poetry

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

Apr 13, 20097688Poetry

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

Feb 13, 201020625Poetry

This experimental form is related to science...

May 3, 200911389Poetry

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

Aug 3, 200922586Poetry

Creative activities have their aha! moments and...

May 9, 200955012Poetry

A medical test to determine conditions in the...

Feb 15, 20107516Poetry

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

Apr 6, 201016846Poetry

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

May 15, 200965811Poetry

Yesterday I had a good angiogram. This...

Jan 2, 20118658Poetry

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

Sep 12, 200928364Poetry

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

Jun 24, 200930094Poetry

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

Sep 4, 20097829Poetry

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

Jul 20, 200935210Poetry

gardeners and birders may enjoy this

Aug 26, 200911457Poetry

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

Sep 2, 201210514Poetry

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

Sep 9, 20099548Poetry

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

Apr 15, 201014508Poetry

My birthday roses are admired for their beauty...

Oct 12, 200941910Poetry

Since my colleagues are writing poems about...

Jan 23, 201314316Poetry

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

Feb 17, 20106599Poetry

A painting prompted this recall of a summer...

Dec 7, 200913897Poetry

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

Dec 9, 200924244Poetry

Privacy Practices offer patients information...

Dec 9, 20099108Poetry

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

Dec 20, 20094949Poetry

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

Dec 29, 20095069Poetry

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

Jan 1, 201012658Poetry

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

Feb 25, 201219145Poetry

Some things can't be described very...

Jan 22, 20107779Poetry

Current stalemate in American politics is an...

Jan 25, 201059910Poetry

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

Feb 3, 201015706Poetry

true life classroom experience--teachers have...

Sep 9, 201020312Poetry

While visiting a friend's garden...

May 5, 201216875Poetry

A charter school holds an open house for...

Jun 22, 20119477Poetry

Accepted for summer 2011 issue of Roses and...

Mar 7, 201017127Poetry

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

Mar 11, 201024176Poetry

Cat Writes 22 has recently reminded me about...

Mar 31, 20107119Poetry

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

Apr 25, 201014787Poetry

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

Jun 6, 201060710Poetry

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

May 16, 20106439Poetry

Graduations are fiercely optimistic. all...

Jul 28, 201223384Poetry

Yesterday we attended a circus camp with a...

Jun 17, 201041010Poetry

Fathers are appreciated for many reasons but...

Jun 21, 20107959Poetry

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

Jun 24, 201016376Poetry

some thoughts on politics

Jul 6, 201014146Poetry

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

Nov 26, 201137410Poetry

Raising a family can be hazardous to your...

Jan 17, 20116049Poetry

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

Sep 12, 201012626Poetry

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

Jun 19, 201123554Poetry

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

Dec 30, 201010016Poetry

personal reflections O.K.

Jan 13, 20119378Poetry

Following Mishmont's suggestion to revive bad...

Jan 9, 201125111Poetry

Sowing the seeds of anger and resentment has...

Jan 15, 20117028Poetry

Writing is like labor before childbirth. You...

Jan 18, 20116419Poetry

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

Mar 17, 20118628Poetry

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

Mar 19, 201118305Poetry

any comments, harsh criticism, welcome

May 7, 20115099Poetry

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

Jul 6, 201214826Poetry

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

Mar 7, 201212676Poetry

Smith College greenhouse exhibit this week:...

Jun 23, 201213356Poetry

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

Mar 11, 20124329Poetry

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

Jun 17, 201110467Poetry

Stormy weather may interfere with dancing.

Nov 15, 20116548Poetry

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

Jul 23, 201129611Poetry

Sometimes a garden offers metaphors for the...

Aug 23, 20119437Poetry

Today at the internet café I ordered a...

Apr 28, 201212496Poetry

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

Nov 5, 201149510Poetry

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

Apr 11, 20125478Poetry

Any feedback welcome. These reflections on a...

Dec 2, 20116978Poetry

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

Dec 15, 20117488Poetry

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

Dec 18, 20114999Poetry

Poetry about self-inflicted wounds reminds me...

Dec 26, 201119895Poetry

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

Jan 16, 201211837Poetry

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

Jan 20, 201251210Poetry

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

Feb 19, 201215776Poetry

So many migratory animals cross our borders and...

May 3, 201225694Poetry

Grandmother Nadine Gordimer born 1923 keeps on...

Feb 24, 201217065Poetry

These thoughts originated with a 14th century...

Mar 15, 20125788Poetry

Haiku form applied to Irish cookery. Any...

Mar 26, 201227064Poetry

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

Oct 23, 201212826Poetry

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

Mar 27, 201211338Poetry

A literary device similar to haiku from Old...

Mar 29, 201216175Poetry

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

Mar 30, 20127809Poetry

Cleaning up the garden after winter damage...

May 7, 201212966Poetry

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

Jun 5, 201218146Poetry

say anything you want to

Jun 16, 201224812Poetry

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

Jul 23, 20127838Poetry

recent events suggest a little forethought

Jul 24, 201218335Poetry

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

Aug 29, 20123470NewPoetry

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

Sep 5, 201211469Poetry

Memories of ocean experiences came to me while...

Feb 18, 20134619Poetry

The poem concerns family relationships and...

Oct 26, 20129657Poetry

Selected random quotes from the forum meant to...

Oct 29, 201216465Poetry

Found poetry. Mining past forum comments and...

Oct 30, 201222194Poetry

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

Jan 26, 201318165Poetry

Ordinary activities can make good poetry so...

Mar 25, 201322594Poetry

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

May 1, 20134359Poetry

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

May 4, 201315546Poetry

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

Apr 28, 200787111Short Story

Historical characters gather for a few beers...

May 11, 200865111Short Story

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

May 18, 201228515Short Story

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

Feb 3, 200782911Short Story

A young Manchurian maiden playing the bamboo...

Aug 16, 200814276Short Story

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

Jan 20, 200716995Short Story

Women communicate with difficulty concerning an...

Feb 26, 200816085Short Story

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

Sep 2, 200814266Short Story

Powerful lobbies prevent health care from...

Feb 25, 200716609Short Story

child's view of hurricane in New York City

Jan 11, 200715868Short Story

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

Jan 27, 200711549Short Story

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

Feb 12, 200723013Short Story

Famous poets and artists from the Rochester...

Feb 18, 200714706Short Story

Valerie, age 14, daughter of divorced...

Mar 2, 200712368Short Story

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

Mar 6, 200778012Short Story

Irrepressible old woman goes shopping and...

Feb 23, 200859810Short Story

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

Nov 10, 200812107Short Story

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

Apr 30, 200712409Short Story

When Spanish explorers arrived on American...

May 3, 20079168Short Story

Two famous women discuss Paris and peasants but...

May 6, 200717015Short Story

Trip to an art gallery becomes an educational...

May 22, 200713306Short Story

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

May 26, 200745513Short Story

Food additives with neurotoxin effects are in...

Jun 2, 200713956Short Story

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

Jan 11, 200811489Short Story

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

Jan 26, 200913916Short Story

Sometimes adventurous people worry their...

Jun 30, 200712148Short Story

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

Jul 4, 200737313Short Story

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

Feb 26, 2008105610Short Story

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

Jul 15, 200721815Short Story

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

Jul 20, 20078838Short Story

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

Jul 22, 20077099Short Story

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

Jul 26, 200771911Short Story

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

Aug 2, 20078688Short Story

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

Aug 5, 200713257Short Story

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

Aug 8, 20078939Short Story

Tourists in Barcelona witness the arrival of...

Sep 4, 200710607Short Story

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

Feb 26, 200862612Short Story

Recently Hillary Clinton has been behaving in a...

Aug 9, 200772610Short Story

Sonny believes my modus operandi is Freudian...

Aug 31, 200758910Short Story

Miss Lynch teaches language arts but her...

Sep 4, 200716896Short Story

Few people realize what adventures await them...

Sep 7, 200714235Short Story

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

Sep 8, 20079647Short Story

Joyce took liberties with his experimental...

Sep 12, 200716355Short Story

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

Sep 14, 200720363Short Story

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

Oct 2, 200716595Short Story

Shopping for candles in Massachusetts saves...

Mar 19, 200820115Short Story

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

Oct 30, 200748311Short Story

New writing compared to new baby, revisions...

Oct 31, 200717705Short Story

Professor markets literary criticism thesis but...

Dec 14, 200710298Short Story

Six years ago our daughter started medical...

Nov 10, 200714866Short Story

My spouse recently discovered he has a duodenal...

Jan 2, 200857412Short Story

Two sisters arrange a meeting involving a...

Nov 30, 200743612Short Story

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

Dec 1, 200710288Short Story

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

Dec 9, 20079778Short Story

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

Dec 18, 200710797Short Story

Just read in the newspaper that people in...

Jan 24, 200834715Short Story

This is a true story about a remarkable...

Jan 31, 20089599Short Story

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

Feb 6, 200813736Short Story

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

Mar 4, 200817396Short Story

Computers and Druidism have a very old...

Mar 7, 200819054Short Story

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

Mar 13, 200813359Short Story

Just some speculation about how history might...

Mar 26, 200812127Short Story

any and all comments acceptable, especially...

Mar 28, 200823918Short Story

Hillary Rodham Clinton has some problems with...

Sep 19, 200820815Short Story

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

Apr 1, 2008118711Short Story

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

Apr 2, 200821016Short Story

Sometimes kids are way too smart.

Jun 12, 200812829Short Story

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

Apr 11, 200822855Short Story

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

Apr 12, 200818256Short Story

Imagine a lost movie starring dancers Fred...

Apr 15, 200817256Short Story

Marlene Dietrich and James Stewart appeared...

Apr 25, 200817666Short Story

Prophet Isaiah lived 2500 years ago and warned...

Jun 15, 20098268Short Story

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

Sep 13, 200813336Short Story

When an opportunity arises for international...

May 27, 200810869Short Story

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

Jun 5, 200816977Short Story

Recent events have earned the Clintons the...

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

Jun 11, 20089920Short Story

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

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religious cult practices related to Sarah Palin...

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I'm a middle child. Two younger sisters, one of...

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