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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, 20084798Novel

I rewrote this, after posting two chapters...

Jul 19, 201076226Novel

I am revising and restructuring this novel as...

Apr 19, 201222453Novel

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

May 31, 20105416Novel

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

May 4, 20079022Poetry

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

Feb 21, 200831518Poetry

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, 20078499Poetry

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

Jan 9, 200847914Poetry

Langston Hughes wrote about a hard life...

Dec 14, 200718536Poetry

Read Ireland mails books from their business in...

Jan 19, 200722836Poetry

While teaching fourth graders to sing a...

Jul 21, 200710648Poetry

another trip to the Beaver Pond in South...

May 2, 200754011Poetry

competition for birds is serious business.

Sep 22, 20088928Poetry

conservatives never support funding social...

Jan 15, 20088388Poetry

Certain loaded words are used like pawns in...

Apr 19, 2008139410Poetry

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

Mar 9, 200770013Poetry

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

Jan 1, 200815467Poetry

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

Aug 28, 200711829Poetry

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

Feb 27, 200811079Poetry

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

Mar 18, 200815267Poetry

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

Sep 30, 200731211Poetry

Ten year old girl buries mole, has funeral.

Feb 26, 200715588Poetry

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

Apr 27, 200832216Poetry

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

May 16, 200824395Poetry

Reading lots of history books can be a...

Feb 17, 200834012Poetry

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

Aug 23, 200711949Poetry

This sonnet asks some questions about the...

Feb 13, 200837512Poetry

Words have significance and should be chosen...

Sep 10, 200846710Poetry

political rhetoric and foolishness go hand in hand

Feb 26, 200717247Poetry

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

Feb 26, 200761811Poetry

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

Feb 11, 200714159Poetry

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

Mar 6, 20105221Poetry

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

Jan 28, 200914814Poetry

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

Feb 26, 200779411Poetry

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

Feb 9, 200729944Poetry

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

Feb 12, 200731194Poetry

rambunctious five yr old knocks over vase of...

Oct 29, 20088324Poetry

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

Feb 23, 200732594Poetry

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

Aug 22, 200711687Poetry

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

Mar 19, 200828715Poetry

Easter brings many natural events and stories...

Mar 21, 200811767Poetry

while pondering the enclosed contents of a...

Apr 23, 200726534Poetry

Lynn Margulies has a book just published called...

Mar 7, 200917045Poetry

Imagery in quilts suggests another dimension --...

May 12, 200721826Poetry

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

Jun 4, 200719355Poetry

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

Jun 3, 200761410Poetry

honeybees are disappearing and questions are...

May 22, 200730973Poetry

difficult book, summarized in 17 syllables

May 22, 200726514Poetry

WILLIAM CARLOS WILLIAMS & HIS RED WHEEL BARROW...

May 29, 200714438Poetry

30 hour shifts are routine for interns at...

Jun 5, 200712347Poetry

medical appointment provides reading time for...

Jan 3, 200824565Poetry

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

Jun 10, 200714226Poetry

Observations of happenings in the garden in June.

Jun 12, 200719705Poetry

newspaper item: Springfield, Massachusetts....

Jun 21, 200710749Poetry

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

May 30, 20089220Poetry

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

Jun 28, 200711397Poetry

School are underperforming but cost a lot...

Jul 1, 200720425Poetry

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

Jun 14, 20114522Poetry

Just another nature poem. Accepted for...

Jul 17, 200714357Poetry

Basketmaking is a craft with a native American...

Feb 28, 20087709Poetry

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

Jul 25, 20075529Poetry

The ladies of this site share a communal...

Jul 26, 20075879Poetry

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

Jul 26, 200711617Poetry

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

Jul 27, 200716815Poetry

forum addicts will recognize some stolen...

Jul 28, 200721625Poetry

The forum provides opinions that offer poetic...

Jul 29, 200716126Poetry

chats on the forum of recent vintage that...

Oct 26, 201235710Poetry

anything will do really as this is stolen...

Jul 30, 200716286Poetry

Rivers change, the ocean remains the same.

Aug 31, 20088359Poetry

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

Jul 31, 200723754Poetry

Sometimes our feeings get hurt but we recover...

Aug 1, 200716585Poetry

some wisdom from Doinmybestatlast about travel...

Aug 1, 200722434Poetry

Two incredible film geniuses of the 20th...

Aug 10, 200715767Poetry

exotic sounding words strung together to give a...

Aug 11, 200727743Poetry

Traveling in unknown terrain can be surprising.

Aug 12, 200769010Poetry

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

Aug 14, 200712308Poetry

New Bedford, Massachusetts is the departure...

Aug 19, 200711137Poetry

vacation experience summarized in 14 lines...

Aug 28, 200744211Poetry

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

Aug 29, 200710247Poetry

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

Jan 14, 200814737Poetry

Lawyers are not historians but they should...

Jan 14, 20116348Poetry

Gerard Manley Hopkins wrote ecstatic poetry...

Sep 8, 200812827Poetry

There are reviewers who exceed the norms for...

Sep 6, 200724514Poetry

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

Sep 6, 200715346Poetry

Mish notices news about science progress and...

Jan 4, 200816948Poetry

Iowa caucuses prove Hillary needs more prayer -...

Sep 19, 200714588Poetry

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

Sep 24, 200725755Poetry

while emailing Mish I got the notion movie...

Sep 24, 200730293Poetry

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

Sep 28, 200715957Poetry

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

Sep 29, 200747412Poetry

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

Oct 1, 200726694Poetry

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

Oct 2, 20078188Poetry

Nature is the gateway to philosophical queries...

Oct 12, 200716116Poetry

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

Oct 14, 200723144Poetry

A poetry reading about strange events after an...

Feb 27, 201211915Poetry

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

Oct 18, 200724364Poetry

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

Nov 19, 200722234Poetry

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

Nov 27, 200710308Poetry

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

Jan 5, 200818718Poetry

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

Jan 17, 200923812Poetry

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

Dec 21, 20077498Poetry

anti-chaiku poem - mocks form

Dec 27, 200719186Poetry

have a good laugh

Jan 25, 20087729Poetry

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

Jan 29, 200822636Poetry

William Butler Yeats, Irish Nobel Prize winner...

Jan 27, 200816846Poetry

Tonight I got my first political recording to...

Jan 27, 200820537Poetry

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

Jan 29, 200864910Poetry

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

Feb 1, 20089588Poetry

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

Feb 10, 2008128110Poetry

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

Mar 13, 200864210Poetry

very bad poetry but does include some nice...

Mar 29, 20088269Poetry

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

Apr 18, 201030511Poetry

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

Nov 29, 200814707Poetry

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

Mar 24, 200817966Poetry

I accept all opinions

Mar 13, 200912549Poetry

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

Mar 31, 200848314Poetry

ever feel useless? these thoughts ramble...

Apr 7, 200811888Poetry

Jellyfish challenge fishermen, fill their...

Apr 10, 200817987Poetry

Just a little springtime poem about gardening

Jun 25, 20089608Poetry

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

May 5, 20095923Poetry

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

May 14, 200814389Poetry

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

May 18, 200843211Poetry

In Boston the new museum of contemporary art...

May 21, 200853312Poetry

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

May 24, 20087869Poetry

Biology determines response in emotional...

May 29, 200814209Poetry

martyrdom may be self-inflicted

Jun 10, 200819945Poetry

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

Jun 28, 200844412Poetry

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

Jun 22, 200859911Poetry

An event happened today that still feels...

Aug 19, 200837811Poetry

Dill is one of my favorite authors and...

May 2, 20128067Poetry

Someone on the forum recently questioned the...

Jul 15, 200868711Poetry

something to think about

Jul 29, 200840710Poetry

Another natural history prowl, looking for the...

Aug 2, 200819315Poetry

North Salem, New Hampshire features a...

Aug 5, 200875510Poetry

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

Aug 15, 200817466Poetry

Some grandfathers are more dedicated than...

Jun 30, 200912878Poetry

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

Sep 23, 20087798Poetry

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

Aug 29, 200810516Poetry

Senator McCain announces his choice for VP:...

Jan 12, 200912215Poetry

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

Sep 9, 200826204Poetry

some thoughts on elections where one side...

Jun 2, 201013537Poetry

We heard a great recital tonight in...

Sep 29, 200818465Poetry

In the Burren unusual flora and fauna flourish...

Oct 25, 201212914Poetry

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

Oct 9, 200876110Poetry

reflections on autumn, markets and campaigns.

Oct 30, 200810578Poetry

This poem tries to crystallize the history of...

Dec 1, 200833411Poetry

an image from the fields around my neighborhood

Dec 1, 20088448Poetry

Bog walking with sheep in a wild place.

Dec 11, 200828463Poetry

School holiday concerts--always a treat.

Dec 22, 200811537Poetry

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

Dec 23, 200821175Poetry

another ski poem with Vermont places.

Dec 27, 200820545Poetry

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

Dec 29, 200823394Poetry

Plants grow in pots, don't they?

Jan 8, 200920505Poetry

A little fun haiku for Elvis' birthday

Jan 15, 200913416Poetry

The long national nightmare is coming to an...

Jan 20, 200912797Poetry

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

Jan 27, 200914256Poetry

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

Jan 27, 200917785Poetry

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

Jan 29, 200912857Poetry

Forum comments from Michelle have a certain...

Jan 31, 200917445Poetry

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

Feb 13, 200910657Poetry

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

Feb 3, 200931013Poetry

unusual place for a honeymoon and weather...

Jan 27, 201112926Poetry

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

Feb 19, 200943010Poetry

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

Feb 25, 200913408Poetry

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

Feb 27, 200922814Poetry

Idioms are frequently little gems of wisdom,...

Mar 1, 200928943Poetry

Snow fleas are insects that have been ignored...

Jun 16, 201129212Poetry

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

Mar 23, 200921274Poetry

Our daughter turns 50 and finishes her...

Mar 26, 20098618Poetry

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

Apr 2, 200914888Poetry

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

Jan 30, 201021234Poetry

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

Apr 7, 200920006Poetry

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

Apr 13, 20096438Poetry

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

Feb 13, 201017025Poetry

This experimental form is related to science...

May 3, 20099439Poetry

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

Aug 3, 200918666Poetry

Creative activities have their aha! moments and...

May 9, 200947112Poetry

A medical test to determine conditions in the...

Feb 15, 20108016Poetry

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

Apr 6, 201013826Poetry

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

May 15, 200955711Poetry

Yesterday I had a good angiogram. This...

Jan 2, 20117208Poetry

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

Sep 12, 200923854Poetry

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

Jun 24, 200925464Poetry

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

Sep 4, 20096559Poetry

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

Jul 20, 200931610Poetry

gardeners and birders may enjoy this

Aug 26, 20099487Poetry

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

Sep 2, 201210414Poetry

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

Sep 9, 20097928Poetry

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

Apr 15, 201011988Poetry

My birthday roses are admired for their beauty...

Oct 12, 200936710Poetry

Since my colleagues are writing poems about...

Jan 23, 201311836Poetry

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

Feb 17, 20105589Poetry

A painting prompted this recall of a summer...

Dec 7, 200911487Poetry

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

Dec 9, 200920234Poetry

Privacy Practices offer patients information...

Dec 9, 20097578Poetry

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

Dec 20, 20094249Poetry

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

Dec 29, 20094349Poetry

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

Jan 1, 201010448Poetry

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

Feb 25, 201215715Poetry

Some things can't be described very...

Jan 22, 20106519Poetry

Current stalemate in American politics is an...

Jan 25, 201050910Poetry

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

Feb 3, 201012996Poetry

true life classroom experience--teachers have...

Sep 9, 201018212Poetry

While visiting a friend's garden...

May 5, 201213845Poetry

A charter school holds an open house for...

Jun 22, 20117847Poetry

Accepted for summer 2011 issue of Roses and...

Mar 7, 201014007Poetry

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

Mar 11, 201020186Poetry

Cat Writes 22 has recently reminded me about...

Mar 31, 20106009Poetry

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

Apr 25, 201012237Poetry

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

Jun 6, 201051710Poetry

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

May 16, 20105449Poetry

Graduations are fiercely optimistic. all...

Jul 28, 201219414Poetry

Yesterday we attended a circus camp with a...

Jun 17, 201036210Poetry

Fathers are appreciated for many reasons but...

Oct 3, 201427193Poetry

A recent experience with my orthopedic surgeon...

Jun 21, 20106609Poetry

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

Jun 24, 201013446Poetry

some thoughts on politics

Jul 6, 201011676Poetry

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

Nov 26, 201133510Poetry

Raising a family can be hazardous to your...

Jan 17, 20115149Poetry

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

Sep 12, 201010426Poetry

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

Jun 19, 201119554Poetry

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

Dec 30, 201010016Poetry

personal reflections O.K.

Jan 13, 20117788Poetry

Following Mishmont's suggestion to revive bad...

Jan 9, 201122511Poetry

Sowing the seeds of anger and resentment has...

Jan 15, 20115938Poetry

Writing is like labor before childbirth. You...

Jan 18, 20115439Poetry

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

Mar 17, 20117178Poetry

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

Mar 19, 201114995Poetry

any comments, harsh criticism, welcome

May 7, 20114369Poetry

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

Jul 6, 201212266Poetry

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

Mar 7, 201210466Poetry

Smith College greenhouse exhibit this week:...

Jun 23, 201211066Poetry

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

Mar 11, 20123779Poetry

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

Jun 17, 20118687Poetry

Stormy weather may interfere with dancing.

Nov 15, 20115548Poetry

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

Jul 23, 201126611Poetry

Sometimes a garden offers metaphors for the...

Aug 23, 20117827Poetry

Today at the internet café I ordered a...

Apr 28, 201210286Poetry

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

Nov 5, 201142510Poetry

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

Apr 11, 20124688Poetry

Any feedback welcome. These reflections on a...

Dec 2, 20115888Poetry

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

Dec 15, 20116278Poetry

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

Dec 18, 20114299Poetry

Poetry about self-inflicted wounds reminds me...

Dec 26, 201116445Poetry

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

Jan 16, 20129797Poetry

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

Jan 20, 201244010Poetry

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

Feb 19, 201213036Poetry

So many migratory animals cross our borders and...

May 3, 201221594Poetry

Grandmother Nadine Gordimer born 1923 keeps on...

Feb 24, 201213955Poetry

These thoughts originated with a 14th century...

Mar 15, 20124938Poetry

Haiku form applied to Irish cookery. Any...

Mar 26, 201222714Poetry

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

Oct 23, 201210626Poetry

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

Mar 27, 20129388Poetry

A literary device similar to haiku from Old...

Mar 29, 201213285Poetry

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

Mar 30, 20126539Poetry

Cleaning up the garden after winter damage...

May 7, 201210756Poetry

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

Jun 5, 201214896Poetry

say anything you want to

Jun 16, 201222212Poetry

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

Jul 23, 20126568Poetry

recent events suggest a little forethought

Jul 24, 201215025Poetry

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

Aug 29, 20122971NewPoetry

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

Sep 5, 20129499Poetry

Memories of ocean experiences came to me while...

Feb 18, 20133989Poetry

The poem concerns family relationships and...

Oct 26, 20128057Poetry

Selected random quotes from the forum meant to...

Oct 29, 201213495Poetry

Found poetry. Mining past forum comments and...

Oct 30, 201218334Poetry

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

Jan 26, 201314905Poetry

Ordinary activities can make good poetry so...

Mar 25, 201318684Poetry

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

May 1, 20133809Poetry

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

May 4, 201312866Poetry

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

May 31, 201410256Poetry

Science sometimes provides interesting images...

Apr 28, 200776411Short Story

Historical characters gather for a few beers...

May 11, 200855611Short Story

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

May 18, 201225815Short Story

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

Feb 3, 200772811Short Story

A young Manchurian maiden playing the bamboo...

Aug 16, 200812976Short Story

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

Jan 20, 200715475Short Story

Women communicate with difficulty concerning an...

Feb 26, 200814555Short Story

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

Sep 2, 200812966Short Story

Powerful lobbies prevent health care from...

Feb 25, 200715089Short Story

child's view of hurricane in New York City

Jan 11, 200714388Short Story

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

Jan 27, 200710339Short Story

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

Feb 12, 200721423Short Story

Famous poets and artists from the Rochester...

Feb 18, 200713376Short Story

Valerie, age 14, daughter of divorced...

Mar 2, 200711148Short Story

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

Mar 6, 200768212Short Story

Irrepressible old woman goes shopping and...

Feb 23, 200850710Short Story

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

Nov 10, 200810877Short Story

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

Apr 30, 200711179Short Story

When Spanish explorers arrived on American...

May 3, 20078188Short Story

Two famous women discuss Paris and peasants but...

May 6, 200715495Short Story

Trip to an art gallery becomes an educational...

May 22, 200712056Short Story

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

May 26, 200740013Short Story

Food additives with neurotoxin effects are in...

Jun 2, 200712686Short Story

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

Jan 11, 200810299Short Story

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

Jan 26, 200912656Short Story

Sometimes adventurous people worry their...

Jun 30, 200710908Short Story

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

Jul 4, 200725414Short Story

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

Feb 26, 200894910Short Story

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

Jul 15, 200719815Short Story

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

Jul 20, 20077808Short Story

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

Jul 22, 20076139Short Story

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

Jul 26, 200762411Short Story

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

Aug 2, 20077628Short Story

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

Aug 5, 200712027Short Story

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

Aug 8, 20077919Short Story

Tourists in Barcelona witness the arrival of...

Sep 4, 20079517Short Story

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

Feb 26, 200853412Short Story

Recently Hillary Clinton has been behaving in a...

Aug 9, 200763010Short Story

Sonny believes my modus operandi is Freudian...

Aug 31, 200749810Short Story

Miss Lynch teaches language arts but her...

Sep 4, 200715376Short Story

Few people realize what adventures await them...

Sep 7, 200712945Short Story

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

Sep 8, 20078647Short Story

Joyce took liberties with his experimental...

Sep 12, 200714815Short Story

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

Sep 14, 200718753Short Story

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

Oct 2, 200715075Short Story

Shopping for candles in Massachusetts saves...

Mar 19, 200818015Short Story

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

Oct 30, 200741911Short Story

New writing compared to new baby, revisions...

Oct 31, 200716145Short Story

Professor markets literary criticism thesis but...

Dec 14, 20079228Short Story

Six years ago our daughter started medical...

Nov 10, 200713506Short Story

My spouse recently discovered he has a duodenal...

Jan 2, 200848712Short Story

Two sisters arrange a meeting involving a...

Nov 30, 200738512Short Story

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

Dec 1, 20079218Short Story

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

Dec 9, 20078788Short Story

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

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Just read in the newspaper that people in...

Jan 24, 200831015Short Story

This is a true story about a remarkable...

Jan 31, 20088599Short Story

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

Feb 6, 200812516Short Story

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

Mar 4, 200815836Short Story

Computers and Druidism have a very old...

Mar 7, 200817414Short Story

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

Mar 13, 200812109Short Story

Just some speculation about how history might...

Mar 26, 200810897Short Story

any and all comments acceptable, especially...

Mar 28, 200822218Short Story

Hillary Rodham Clinton has some problems with...

Sep 19, 200818815Short Story

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

Apr 1, 2008106711Short Story

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

Apr 2, 200819416Short Story

Sometimes kids are way too smart.

Jun 12, 200811569Short Story

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

Apr 11, 200821295Short Story

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

Apr 12, 200816666Short Story

Imagine a lost movie starring dancers Fred...

Apr 15, 200815706Short Story

Marlene Dietrich and James Stewart appeared...

Apr 25, 200816106Short Story

Prophet Isaiah lived 2500 years ago and warned...

Jun 15, 20097248Short Story

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

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When an opportunity arises for international...

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

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Recent events have earned the Clintons the...

Jun 17, 200810048Short Story

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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religious cult practices related to Sarah Palin...

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