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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, 200838517Novel

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

Jun 14, 20084948Novel

I rewrote this, after posting two chapters...

Jul 19, 201081226Novel

I am revising and restructuring this novel as...

Apr 19, 201222653Novel

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

May 31, 20105616Novel

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

May 4, 20079622Poetry

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

Feb 21, 200835018Poetry

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

Feb 27, 200810021Poetry

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

Dec 26, 20079759Poetry

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

Jan 9, 200854014Poetry

Langston Hughes wrote about a hard life...

Dec 14, 200721176Poetry

Read Ireland mails books from their business in...

Jan 19, 200725926Poetry

While teaching fourth graders to sing a...

Jul 21, 200712178Poetry

another trip to the Beaver Pond in South...

May 2, 200761411Poetry

competition for birds is serious business.

Sep 22, 200810258Poetry

conservatives never support funding social...

Jan 15, 20089648Poetry

Certain loaded words are used like pawns in...

Apr 19, 2008159310Poetry

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

Mar 9, 200780013Poetry

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

Jan 1, 200817727Poetry

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

Aug 28, 200713539Poetry

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

Feb 27, 200812679Poetry

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

Mar 18, 200817507Poetry

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

Sep 30, 200734711Poetry

Ten year old girl buries mole, has funeral.

Feb 26, 200717868Poetry

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

Apr 27, 200835916Poetry

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

May 16, 200827675Poetry

Reading lots of history books can be a...

Feb 17, 200837912Poetry

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

Aug 23, 200713659Poetry

This sonnet asks some questions about the...

Feb 13, 200842412Poetry

Words have significance and should be chosen...

Sep 10, 200852810Poetry

political rhetoric and foolishness go hand in hand

Feb 26, 200719687Poetry

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

Feb 26, 200770211Poetry

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

Feb 11, 200716199Poetry

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

Mar 6, 20105221Poetry

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

Jan 28, 200916514Poetry

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

Feb 26, 200791311Poetry

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

Feb 9, 200733754Poetry

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

Feb 12, 200735134Poetry

rambunctious five yr old knocks over vase of...

Oct 29, 20088424Poetry

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

Feb 23, 200736614Poetry

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

Aug 22, 200713387Poetry

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

Mar 19, 200832115Poetry

Easter brings many natural events and stories...

Mar 21, 200813477Poetry

while pondering the enclosed contents of a...

Apr 23, 200729994Poetry

Lynn Margulies has a book just published called...

Mar 7, 200919475Poetry

Imagery in quilts suggests another dimension --...

May 12, 200724786Poetry

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

Jun 4, 200722105Poetry

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

Jun 3, 200769810Poetry

honeybees are disappearing and questions are...

May 22, 200734913Poetry

difficult book, summarized in 17 syllables

May 22, 200729974Poetry

WILLIAM CARLOS WILLIAMS & HIS RED WHEEL BARROW...

May 29, 200716498Poetry

30 hour shifts are routine for interns at...

Jun 5, 200714077Poetry

medical appointment provides reading time for...

Jan 3, 200827845Poetry

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

Jun 10, 200716276Poetry

Observations of happenings in the garden in June.

Jun 12, 200722485Poetry

newspaper item: Springfield, Massachusetts....

Jun 21, 200712299Poetry

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

May 30, 200812419Poetry

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

Jun 28, 200713037Poetry

School are underperforming but cost a lot...

Jul 1, 200723285Poetry

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

Jun 14, 20114522Poetry

Just another nature poem. Accepted for...

Jul 17, 200716427Poetry

Basketmaking is a craft with a native American...

Feb 28, 20088859Poetry

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

Jul 25, 20076279Poetry

The ladies of this site share a communal...

Jul 26, 20076679Poetry

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

Jul 26, 200713307Poetry

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

Jul 27, 200719215Poetry

forum addicts will recognize some stolen...

Jul 28, 200724575Poetry

The forum provides opinions that offer poetic...

Jul 29, 200718466Poetry

chats on the forum of recent vintage that...

Oct 26, 201239910Poetry

anything will do really as this is stolen...

Jul 30, 200718616Poetry

Rivers change, the ocean remains the same.

Aug 31, 20089619Poetry

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

Jul 31, 200726994Poetry

Sometimes our feeings get hurt but we recover...

Aug 1, 200718935Poetry

some wisdom from Doinmybestatlast about travel...

Aug 1, 200725534Poetry

Two incredible film geniuses of the 20th...

Aug 10, 200718077Poetry

exotic sounding words strung together to give a...

Aug 11, 200731233Poetry

Traveling in unknown terrain can be surprising.

Aug 12, 200779010Poetry

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

Aug 14, 200714038Poetry

New Bedford, Massachusetts is the departure...

Aug 19, 200712747Poetry

vacation experience summarized in 14 lines...

Aug 28, 200750011Poetry

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

Aug 29, 200711797Poetry

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

Jan 14, 200816857Poetry

Lawyers are not historians but they should...

Jan 14, 20117218Poetry

Gerard Manley Hopkins wrote ecstatic poetry...

Sep 8, 200814627Poetry

There are reviewers who exceed the norms for...

Sep 6, 200727794Poetry

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

Sep 6, 200717596Poetry

Mish notices news about science progress and...

Jan 4, 200819368Poetry

Iowa caucuses prove Hillary needs more prayer -...

Sep 19, 200716678Poetry

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

Sep 24, 200729165Poetry

while emailing Mish I got the notion movie...

Sep 24, 200734163Poetry

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

Sep 28, 200718287Poetry

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

Sep 29, 200753512Poetry

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

Oct 1, 200730164Poetry

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

Oct 2, 20079388Poetry

Nature is the gateway to philosophical queries...

Oct 12, 200718456Poetry

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

Oct 14, 200726254Poetry

A poetry reading about strange events after an...

Feb 27, 201213015Poetry

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

Oct 18, 200727644Poetry

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

Nov 19, 200725284Poetry

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

Nov 27, 200711858Poetry

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

Jan 5, 200821388Poetry

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

Jan 17, 200926712Poetry

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

Dec 21, 20078598Poetry

anti-chaiku poem - mocks form

Dec 27, 200721916Poetry

have a good laugh

Jan 25, 20088879Poetry

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

Jan 29, 200825746Poetry

William Butler Yeats, Irish Nobel Prize winner...

Jan 27, 200819246Poetry

Tonight I got my first political recording to...

Jan 27, 200823397Poetry

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

Jan 29, 200874110Poetry

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

Feb 1, 200811038Poetry

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

Feb 10, 2008146010Poetry

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

Mar 13, 200873310Poetry

very bad poetry but does include some nice...

Mar 29, 20089519Poetry

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

Apr 18, 201034011Poetry

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

Nov 29, 200816817Poetry

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

Mar 24, 200820536Poetry

I accept all opinions

Mar 13, 200914319Poetry

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

Mar 31, 200854514Poetry

ever feel useless? these thoughts ramble...

Apr 7, 200813598Poetry

Jellyfish challenge fishermen, fill their...

Apr 10, 200820577Poetry

Just a little springtime poem about gardening

Jun 25, 200811068Poetry

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

May 5, 20095923Poetry

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

May 14, 200816449Poetry

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

May 18, 200849011Poetry

In Boston the new museum of contemporary art...

May 21, 200860512Poetry

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

May 24, 20089059Poetry

Biology determines response in emotional...

May 29, 200816259Poetry

martyrdom may be self-inflicted

Jun 10, 200822755Poetry

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

Jun 28, 200850212Poetry

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

Jun 22, 200868011Poetry

An event happened today that still feels...

Aug 19, 200842911Poetry

Dill is one of my favorite authors and...

May 2, 20129257Poetry

Someone on the forum recently questioned the...

Jul 15, 200878711Poetry

something to think about

Jul 29, 200846110Poetry

Another natural history prowl, looking for the...

Aug 2, 200822055Poetry

North Salem, New Hampshire features a...

Aug 5, 200886610Poetry

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

Aug 15, 200819956Poetry

Some grandfathers are more dedicated than...

Jun 30, 200914678Poetry

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

Sep 23, 20088988Poetry

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

Aug 29, 200811316Poetry

Senator McCain announces his choice for VP:...

Jan 12, 200913315Poetry

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

Sep 9, 200829624Poetry

some thoughts on elections where one side...

Jun 2, 201015477Poetry

We heard a great recital tonight in...

Sep 29, 200821105Poetry

In the Burren unusual flora and fauna flourish...

Oct 25, 201214014Poetry

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

Oct 9, 200887510Poetry

reflections on autumn, markets and campaigns.

Oct 30, 200812118Poetry

This poem tries to crystallize the history of...

Dec 1, 200837211Poetry

an image from the fields around my neighborhood

Dec 1, 20089708Poetry

Bog walking with sheep in a wild place.

Dec 11, 200832043Poetry

School holiday concerts--always a treat.

Dec 22, 200813217Poetry

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

Dec 23, 200824035Poetry

another ski poem with Vermont places.

Dec 27, 200823405Poetry

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

Dec 29, 200826514Poetry

Plants grow in pots, don't they?

Jan 8, 200923365Poetry

A little fun haiku for Elvis' birthday

Jan 15, 200915336Poetry

The long national nightmare is coming to an...

Jan 20, 200914587Poetry

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

Jan 27, 200916316Poetry

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

Jan 27, 200920315Poetry

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

Jan 29, 200914657Poetry

Forum comments from Michelle have a certain...

Jan 31, 200919925Poetry

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

Feb 13, 200912187Poetry

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

Feb 3, 200934513Poetry

unusual place for a honeymoon and weather...

Jan 27, 201114736Poetry

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

Feb 19, 200948610Poetry

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

Feb 25, 200915318Poetry

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

Feb 27, 200925904Poetry

Idioms are frequently little gems of wisdom,...

Mar 1, 200932593Poetry

Snow fleas are insects that have been ignored...

Jun 16, 201132712Poetry

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

Mar 23, 200924164Poetry

Our daughter turns 50 and finishes her...

Mar 26, 20099888Poetry

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

Apr 2, 200917008Poetry

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

Jan 30, 201024114Poetry

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

Apr 7, 200922826Poetry

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

Apr 13, 20097348Poetry

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

Feb 13, 201019455Poetry

This experimental form is related to science...

May 3, 200910859Poetry

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

Aug 3, 200921336Poetry

Creative activities have their aha! moments and...

May 9, 200953212Poetry

A medical test to determine conditions in the...

Feb 15, 20108116Poetry

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

Apr 6, 201015786Poetry

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

May 15, 200963311Poetry

Yesterday I had a good angiogram. This...

Jan 2, 20118278Poetry

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

Sep 12, 200927094Poetry

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

Jun 24, 200928844Poetry

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

Sep 4, 20097479Poetry

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

Jul 20, 200935110Poetry

gardeners and birders may enjoy this

Aug 26, 200910917Poetry

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

Sep 2, 201211214Poetry

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

Sep 9, 20099108Poetry

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

Apr 15, 201013698Poetry

My birthday roses are admired for their beauty...

Oct 12, 200941310Poetry

Since my colleagues are writing poems about...

Jan 23, 201313546Poetry

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

Feb 17, 20106349Poetry

A painting prompted this recall of a summer...

Dec 7, 200913157Poetry

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

Dec 9, 200923064Poetry

Privacy Practices offer patients information...

Dec 9, 20098708Poetry

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

Dec 20, 20094809Poetry

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

Dec 29, 20094929Poetry

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

Jan 1, 201011998Poetry

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

Feb 25, 201218005Poetry

Some things can't be described very...

Jan 22, 20107439Poetry

Current stalemate in American politics is an...

Jan 25, 201057710Poetry

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

Feb 3, 201014826Poetry

true life classroom experience--teachers have...

Sep 9, 201020612Poetry

While visiting a friend's garden...

May 5, 201215805Poetry

A charter school holds an open house for...

Jun 22, 20119037Poetry

Accepted for summer 2011 issue of Roses and...

Mar 7, 201015997Poetry

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

Mar 11, 201023006Poetry

Cat Writes 22 has recently reminded me about...

Mar 31, 20106819Poetry

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

Apr 25, 201013967Poetry

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

Jun 6, 201058610Poetry

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

May 16, 20106189Poetry

Graduations are fiercely optimistic. all...

Jul 28, 201222164Poetry

Yesterday we attended a circus camp with a...

Jun 17, 201040610Poetry

Fathers are appreciated for many reasons but...

Jun 21, 20107549Poetry

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

Jun 24, 201015366Poetry

some thoughts on politics

Jul 6, 201013376Poetry

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

Nov 26, 201137310Poetry

Raising a family can be hazardous to your...

Jan 17, 20115839Poetry

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

Sep 12, 201011976Poetry

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

Jun 19, 201122314Poetry

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

Dec 30, 201010616Poetry

personal reflections O.K.

Jan 13, 20118958Poetry

Following Mishmont's suggestion to revive bad...

Jan 9, 201125211Poetry

Sowing the seeds of anger and resentment has...

Jan 15, 20116738Poetry

Writing is like labor before childbirth. You...

Jan 18, 20116179Poetry

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

Mar 17, 20118208Poetry

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

Mar 19, 201117165Poetry

any comments, harsh criticism, welcome

May 7, 20114949Poetry

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

Jul 6, 201213996Poetry

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

Mar 7, 201212016Poetry

Smith College greenhouse exhibit this week:...

Jun 23, 201212656Poetry

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

Mar 11, 20124289Poetry

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

Jun 17, 20119987Poetry

Stormy weather may interfere with dancing.

Nov 15, 20116298Poetry

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

Jul 23, 201129811Poetry

Sometimes a garden offers metaphors for the...

Aug 23, 20119017Poetry

Today at the internet café I ordered a...

Apr 28, 201211836Poetry

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

Nov 5, 201148110Poetry

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

Apr 11, 20125298Poetry

Any feedback welcome. These reflections on a...

Dec 2, 20116688Poetry

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

Dec 15, 20117138Poetry

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

Dec 18, 20114859Poetry

Poetry about self-inflicted wounds reminds me...

Dec 26, 201118775Poetry

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

Jan 16, 201211277Poetry

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

Jan 20, 201249710Poetry

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

Feb 19, 201214876Poetry

So many migratory animals cross our borders and...

May 3, 201224534Poetry

Grandmother Nadine Gordimer born 1923 keeps on...

Feb 24, 201215945Poetry

These thoughts originated with a 14th century...

Mar 15, 20125568Poetry

Haiku form applied to Irish cookery. Any...

Mar 26, 201225824Poetry

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

Oct 23, 201212156Poetry

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

Mar 27, 201210808Poetry

A literary device similar to haiku from Old...

Mar 29, 201215175Poetry

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

Mar 30, 20127459Poetry

Cleaning up the garden after winter damage...

May 7, 201212306Poetry

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

Jun 5, 201217016Poetry

say anything you want to

Jun 16, 201224912Poetry

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

Jul 23, 20127488Poetry

recent events suggest a little forethought

Jul 24, 201217205Poetry

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

Aug 29, 20123352NewPoetry

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

Sep 5, 201210929Poetry

Memories of ocean experiences came to me while...

Feb 18, 20134529Poetry

The poem concerns family relationships and...

Oct 26, 20129247Poetry

Selected random quotes from the forum meant to...

Oct 29, 201215425Poetry

Found poetry. Mining past forum comments and...

Oct 30, 201220964Poetry

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

Jan 26, 201317025Poetry

Ordinary activities can make good poetry so...

Mar 25, 201321354Poetry

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

May 1, 20134319Poetry

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

May 4, 201314666Poetry

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

May 31, 201411806Poetry

Science sometimes provides interesting images...

Apr 28, 200789111Short Story

Historical characters gather for a few beers...

May 11, 200865911Short Story

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

May 18, 201229415Short Story

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

Feb 3, 200784611Short Story

A young Manchurian maiden playing the bamboo...

Aug 16, 200814656Short Story

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

Jan 20, 200717365Short Story

Women communicate with difficulty concerning an...

Feb 26, 200816405Short Story

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

Sep 2, 200814646Short Story

Powerful lobbies prevent health care from...

Feb 25, 200716959Short Story

child's view of hurricane in New York City

Jan 11, 200716208Short Story

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

Jan 27, 200711859Short Story

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

Feb 12, 200723433Short Story

Famous poets and artists from the Rochester...

Feb 18, 200715076Short Story

Valerie, age 14, daughter of divorced...

Mar 2, 200712708Short Story

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

Mar 6, 200779412Short Story

Irrepressible old woman goes shopping and...

Feb 23, 200860410Short Story

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

Nov 10, 200812407Short Story

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

Apr 30, 200712749Short Story

When Spanish explorers arrived on American...

May 3, 20079458Short Story

Two famous women discuss Paris and peasants but...

May 6, 200717385Short Story

Trip to an art gallery becomes an educational...

May 22, 200713676Short Story

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

May 26, 200746713Short Story

Food additives with neurotoxin effects are in...

Jun 2, 200714336Short Story

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

Jan 11, 200811789Short Story

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

Jan 26, 200914306Short Story

Sometimes adventurous people worry their...

Jun 30, 200712458Short Story

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

Jul 4, 200728914Short Story

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

Feb 26, 2008108710Short Story

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

Jul 15, 200722115Short Story

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

Jul 20, 20079058Short Story

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

Jul 22, 20077229Short Story

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

Jul 26, 200773211Short Story

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

Aug 2, 20078898Short Story

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

Aug 5, 200713627Short Story

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

Aug 8, 20079179Short Story

Tourists in Barcelona witness the arrival of...

Sep 4, 200710917Short Story

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

Feb 26, 200863112Short Story

Recently Hillary Clinton has been behaving in a...

Aug 9, 200773810Short Story

Sonny believes my modus operandi is Freudian...

Aug 31, 200759510Short Story

Miss Lynch teaches language arts but her...

Sep 4, 200717246Short Story

Few people realize what adventures await them...

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

Sep 8, 20079937Short Story

Joyce took liberties with his experimental...

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

Sep 14, 200720743Short Story

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

Oct 2, 200716945Short Story

Shopping for candles in Massachusetts saves...

Mar 19, 200820315Short Story

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

Oct 30, 200749211Short Story

New writing compared to new baby, revisions...

Oct 31, 200718085Short Story

Professor markets literary criticism thesis but...

Dec 14, 200710588Short Story

Six years ago our daughter started medical...

Nov 10, 200715216Short Story

My spouse recently discovered he has a duodenal...

Jan 2, 200858012Short Story

Two sisters arrange a meeting involving a...

Nov 30, 200744812Short Story

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

Dec 1, 200710578Short Story

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

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

Dec 18, 200711077Short Story

Just read in the newspaper that people in...

Jan 24, 200835915Short Story

This is a true story about a remarkable...

Jan 31, 20089889Short Story

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

Feb 6, 200814136Short Story

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

Mar 4, 200817756Short Story

Computers and Druidism have a very old...

Mar 7, 200819374Short Story

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

Mar 13, 200813729Short Story

Just some speculation about how history might...

Mar 26, 200812427Short Story

any and all comments acceptable, especially...

Mar 28, 200824818Short Story

Hillary Rodham Clinton has some problems with...

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

Apr 1, 2008121811Short Story

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

Apr 2, 200821456Short Story

Sometimes kids are way too smart.

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

Apr 11, 200823265Short Story

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

Apr 12, 200818596Short Story

Imagine a lost movie starring dancers Fred...

Apr 15, 200817616Short Story

Marlene Dietrich and James Stewart appeared...

Apr 25, 200818046Short Story

Prophet Isaiah lived 2500 years ago and warned...

Jun 15, 20098438Short 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...

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

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

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religious cult practices related to Sarah Palin...

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