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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, 200837617Novel

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

Jun 14, 20084828Novel

I rewrote this, after posting two chapters...

Jul 19, 201079226Novel

I am revising and restructuring this novel as...

Apr 19, 201222653Novel

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

May 31, 20105476Novel

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

May 4, 20079722Poetry

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

Feb 21, 200834318Poetry

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

Feb 27, 200810121Poetry

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

Dec 26, 20079469Poetry

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

Jan 9, 200852114Poetry

Langston Hughes wrote about a hard life...

Dec 14, 200720736Poetry

Read Ireland mails books from their business in...

Jan 19, 200725536Poetry

While teaching fourth graders to sing a...

Jul 21, 200711808Poetry

another trip to the Beaver Pond in South...

May 2, 200759211Poetry

competition for birds is serious business.

Sep 22, 20089958Poetry

conservatives never support funding social...

Jan 15, 20089358Poetry

Certain loaded words are used like pawns in...

Apr 19, 2008155310Poetry

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

Mar 9, 200777213Poetry

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

Jan 1, 200817277Poetry

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

Aug 28, 200713149Poetry

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

Feb 27, 200812319Poetry

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

Mar 18, 200817067Poetry

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

Sep 30, 200734011Poetry

Ten year old girl buries mole, has funeral.

Feb 26, 200717418Poetry

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

Apr 27, 200835116Poetry

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

May 16, 200827215Poetry

Reading lots of history books can be a...

Feb 17, 200836912Poetry

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

Aug 23, 200713269Poetry

This sonnet asks some questions about the...

Feb 13, 200840712Poetry

Words have significance and should be chosen...

Sep 10, 200850910Poetry

political rhetoric and foolishness go hand in hand

Feb 26, 200719267Poetry

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

Feb 26, 200767711Poetry

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

Feb 11, 200715799Poetry

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

Mar 6, 20105221Poetry

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

Jan 28, 200916414Poetry

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

Feb 26, 200788311Poetry

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

Feb 9, 200733314Poetry

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

Feb 12, 200734704Poetry

rambunctious five yr old knocks over vase of...

Oct 29, 20088624Poetry

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

Feb 23, 200736224Poetry

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

Aug 22, 200713007Poetry

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

Mar 19, 200831515Poetry

Easter brings many natural events and stories...

Mar 21, 200813087Poetry

while pondering the enclosed contents of a...

Apr 23, 200729544Poetry

Lynn Margulies has a book just published called...

Mar 7, 200919055Poetry

Imagery in quilts suggests another dimension --...

May 12, 200724376Poetry

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

Jun 4, 200721675Poetry

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

Jun 3, 200767310Poetry

honeybees are disappearing and questions are...

May 22, 200734473Poetry

difficult book, summarized in 17 syllables

May 22, 200729524Poetry

WILLIAM CARLOS WILLIAMS & HIS RED WHEEL BARROW...

May 29, 200716108Poetry

30 hour shifts are routine for interns at...

Jun 5, 200713677Poetry

medical appointment provides reading time for...

Jan 3, 200827385Poetry

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

Jun 10, 200715876Poetry

Observations of happenings in the garden in June.

Jun 12, 200722045Poetry

newspaper item: Springfield, Massachusetts....

Jun 21, 200711919Poetry

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

May 30, 200812319Poetry

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

Jun 28, 200712667Poetry

School are underperforming but cost a lot...

Jul 1, 200722855Poetry

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

Jun 14, 20114522Poetry

Just another nature poem. Accepted for...

Jul 17, 200716027Poetry

Basketmaking is a craft with a native American...

Feb 28, 20088549Poetry

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

Jul 25, 20076049Poetry

The ladies of this site share a communal...

Jul 26, 20076429Poetry

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

Jul 26, 200712927Poetry

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

Jul 27, 200718785Poetry

forum addicts will recognize some stolen...

Jul 28, 200724165Poetry

The forum provides opinions that offer poetic...

Jul 29, 200718036Poetry

chats on the forum of recent vintage that...

Oct 26, 201238710Poetry

anything will do really as this is stolen...

Jul 30, 200718186Poetry

Rivers change, the ocean remains the same.

Aug 31, 20089329Poetry

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

Jul 31, 200726534Poetry

Sometimes our feeings get hurt but we recover...

Aug 1, 200718505Poetry

some wisdom from Doinmybestatlast about travel...

Aug 1, 200725134Poetry

Two incredible film geniuses of the 20th...

Aug 10, 200717627Poetry

exotic sounding words strung together to give a...

Aug 11, 200730833Poetry

Traveling in unknown terrain can be surprising.

Aug 12, 200776210Poetry

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

Aug 14, 200713638Poetry

New Bedford, Massachusetts is the departure...

Aug 19, 200712387Poetry

vacation experience summarized in 14 lines...

Aug 28, 200748211Poetry

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

Aug 29, 200711417Poetry

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

Jan 14, 200816447Poetry

Lawyers are not historians but they should...

Jan 14, 20116958Poetry

Gerard Manley Hopkins wrote ecstatic poetry...

Sep 8, 200814227Poetry

There are reviewers who exceed the norms for...

Sep 6, 200727334Poetry

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

Sep 6, 200717156Poetry

Mish notices news about science progress and...

Jan 4, 200818938Poetry

Iowa caucuses prove Hillary needs more prayer -...

Sep 19, 200716278Poetry

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

Sep 24, 200728695Poetry

while emailing Mish I got the notion movie...

Sep 24, 200733713Poetry

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

Sep 28, 200717847Poetry

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

Sep 29, 200751612Poetry

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

Oct 1, 200729714Poetry

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

Oct 2, 20079088Poetry

Nature is the gateway to philosophical queries...

Oct 12, 200718026Poetry

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

Oct 14, 200725864Poetry

A poetry reading about strange events after an...

Feb 27, 201212915Poetry

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

Oct 18, 200727184Poetry

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

Nov 19, 200724894Poetry

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

Nov 27, 200711478Poetry

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

Jan 5, 200820948Poetry

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

Jan 17, 200926312Poetry

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

Dec 21, 20078298Poetry

anti-chaiku poem - mocks form

Dec 27, 200721486Poetry

have a good laugh

Jan 25, 20088569Poetry

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

Jan 29, 200825346Poetry

William Butler Yeats, Irish Nobel Prize winner...

Jan 27, 200818816Poetry

Tonight I got my first political recording to...

Jan 27, 200822977Poetry

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

Jan 29, 200871510Poetry

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

Feb 1, 200810708Poetry

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

Feb 10, 2008142010Poetry

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

Mar 13, 200870710Poetry

very bad poetry but does include some nice...

Mar 29, 20089209Poetry

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

Apr 18, 201033411Poetry

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

Nov 29, 200816407Poetry

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

Mar 24, 200820096Poetry

I accept all opinions

Mar 13, 200913919Poetry

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

Mar 31, 200852614Poetry

ever feel useless? these thoughts ramble...

Apr 7, 200813208Poetry

Jellyfish challenge fishermen, fill their...

Apr 10, 200820137Poetry

Just a little springtime poem about gardening

Jun 25, 200810738Poetry

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

May 5, 20096023Poetry

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

May 14, 200816059Poetry

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

May 18, 200847211Poetry

In Boston the new museum of contemporary art...

May 21, 200858312Poetry

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

May 24, 20088749Poetry

Biology determines response in emotional...

May 29, 200815859Poetry

martyrdom may be self-inflicted

Jun 10, 200822305Poetry

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

Jun 28, 200848412Poetry

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

Jun 22, 200865511Poetry

An event happened today that still feels...

Aug 19, 200841211Poetry

Dill is one of my favorite authors and...

May 2, 20128957Poetry

Someone on the forum recently questioned the...

Jul 15, 200875911Poetry

something to think about

Jul 29, 200844510Poetry

Another natural history prowl, looking for the...

Aug 2, 200821625Poetry

North Salem, New Hampshire features a...

Aug 5, 200883610Poetry

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

Aug 15, 200819536Poetry

Some grandfathers are more dedicated than...

Jun 30, 200914278Poetry

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

Sep 23, 20088678Poetry

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

Aug 29, 200811216Poetry

Senator McCain announces his choice for VP:...

Jan 12, 200913215Poetry

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

Sep 9, 200829174Poetry

some thoughts on elections where one side...

Jun 2, 201015077Poetry

We heard a great recital tonight in...

Sep 29, 200820665Poetry

In the Burren unusual flora and fauna flourish...

Oct 25, 201213914Poetry

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

Oct 9, 200884510Poetry

reflections on autumn, markets and campaigns.

Oct 30, 200811748Poetry

This poem tries to crystallize the history of...

Dec 1, 200836311Poetry

an image from the fields around my neighborhood

Dec 1, 20089418Poetry

Bog walking with sheep in a wild place.

Dec 11, 200831603Poetry

School holiday concerts--always a treat.

Dec 22, 200812837Poetry

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

Dec 23, 200823625Poetry

another ski poem with Vermont places.

Dec 27, 200822985Poetry

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

Dec 29, 200826114Poetry

Plants grow in pots, don't they?

Jan 8, 200922945Poetry

A little fun haiku for Elvis' birthday

Jan 15, 200914936Poetry

The long national nightmare is coming to an...

Jan 20, 200914187Poetry

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

Jan 27, 200915916Poetry

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

Jan 27, 200919885Poetry

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

Jan 29, 200914257Poetry

Forum comments from Michelle have a certain...

Jan 31, 200919505Poetry

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

Feb 13, 200911817Poetry

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

Feb 3, 200933813Poetry

unusual place for a honeymoon and weather...

Jan 27, 201114336Poetry

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

Feb 19, 200946910Poetry

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

Feb 25, 200914918Poetry

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

Feb 27, 200925514Poetry

Idioms are frequently little gems of wisdom,...

Mar 1, 200932133Poetry

Snow fleas are insects that have been ignored...

Jun 16, 201132112Poetry

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

Mar 23, 200923744Poetry

Our daughter turns 50 and finishes her...

Mar 26, 20099598Poetry

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

Apr 2, 200916598Poetry

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

Jan 30, 201023694Poetry

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

Apr 7, 200922376Poetry

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

Apr 13, 20097088Poetry

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

Feb 13, 201019035Poetry

This experimental form is related to science...

May 3, 200910539Poetry

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

Aug 3, 200920896Poetry

Creative activities have their aha! moments and...

May 9, 200951312Poetry

A medical test to determine conditions in the...

Feb 15, 20108316Poetry

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

Apr 6, 201015396Poetry

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

May 15, 200961011Poetry

Yesterday I had a good angiogram. This...

Jan 2, 20117998Poetry

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

Sep 12, 200926634Poetry

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

Jun 24, 200928374Poetry

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

Sep 4, 20097219Poetry

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

Jul 20, 200934410Poetry

gardeners and birders may enjoy this

Aug 26, 200910597Poetry

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

Sep 2, 201211114Poetry

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

Sep 9, 20098808Poetry

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

Apr 15, 201013308Poetry

My birthday roses are admired for their beauty...

Oct 12, 200939810Poetry

Since my colleagues are writing poems about...

Jan 23, 201313156Poetry

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

Feb 17, 20106119Poetry

A painting prompted this recall of a summer...

Dec 7, 200912777Poetry

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

Dec 9, 200922624Poetry

Privacy Practices offer patients information...

Dec 9, 20098408Poetry

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

Dec 20, 20094639Poetry

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

Dec 29, 20094749Poetry

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

Jan 1, 201011618Poetry

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

Feb 25, 201217555Poetry

Some things can't be described very...

Jan 22, 20107179Poetry

Current stalemate in American politics is an...

Jan 25, 201055610Poetry

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

Feb 3, 201014426Poetry

true life classroom experience--teachers have...

Sep 9, 201020312Poetry

While visiting a friend's garden...

May 5, 201215415Poetry

A charter school holds an open house for...

Jun 22, 20118727Poetry

Accepted for summer 2011 issue of Roses and...

Mar 7, 201015597Poetry

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

Mar 11, 201022566Poetry

Cat Writes 22 has recently reminded me about...

Mar 31, 20106569Poetry

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

Apr 25, 201013567Poetry

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

Jun 6, 201056510Poetry

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

May 16, 20105969Poetry

Graduations are fiercely optimistic. all...

Jul 28, 201221734Poetry

Yesterday we attended a circus camp with a...

Jun 17, 201039210Poetry

Fathers are appreciated for many reasons but...

Jun 21, 20107279Poetry

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

Jun 24, 201014966Poetry

some thoughts on politics

Jul 6, 201012996Poetry

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

Nov 26, 201136410Poetry

Raising a family can be hazardous to your...

Jan 17, 20115629Poetry

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

Sep 12, 201011596Poetry

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

Jun 19, 201121874Poetry

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

Dec 30, 201010616Poetry

personal reflections O.K.

Jan 13, 20118648Poetry

Following Mishmont's suggestion to revive bad...

Jan 9, 201124811Poetry

Sowing the seeds of anger and resentment has...

Jan 15, 20116488Poetry

Writing is like labor before childbirth. You...

Jan 18, 20115959Poetry

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

Mar 17, 20117928Poetry

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

Mar 19, 201116745Poetry

any comments, harsh criticism, welcome

May 7, 20114769Poetry

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Jul 6, 201213596Poetry

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

Mar 7, 201211636Poetry

Smith College greenhouse exhibit this week:...

Jun 23, 201212296Poetry

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

Mar 11, 20124119Poetry

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

Jun 17, 20119687Poetry

Stormy weather may interfere with dancing.

Nov 15, 20116068Poetry

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

Jul 23, 201129211Poetry

Sometimes a garden offers metaphors for the...

Aug 23, 20118707Poetry

Today at the internet café I ordered a...

Apr 28, 201211456Poetry

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

Nov 5, 201146410Poetry

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

Apr 11, 20125108Poetry

Any feedback welcome. These reflections on a...

Dec 2, 20116438Poetry

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

Dec 15, 20116878Poetry

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

Dec 18, 20114689Poetry

Poetry about self-inflicted wounds reminds me...

Dec 26, 201118355Poetry

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

Jan 16, 201210937Poetry

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

Jan 20, 201247910Poetry

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

Feb 19, 201214476Poetry

So many migratory animals cross our borders and...

May 3, 201224124Poetry

Grandmother Nadine Gordimer born 1923 keeps on...

Feb 24, 201215545Poetry

These thoughts originated with a 14th century...

Mar 15, 20125378Poetry

Haiku form applied to Irish cookery. Any...

Mar 26, 201225424Poetry

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

Oct 23, 201211786Poetry

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

Mar 27, 201210488Poetry

A literary device similar to haiku from Old...

Mar 29, 201214785Poetry

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

Mar 30, 20127199Poetry

Cleaning up the garden after winter damage...

May 7, 201211926Poetry

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

Jun 5, 201216606Poetry

say anything you want to

Jun 16, 201224512Poetry

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

Jul 23, 20127228Poetry

recent events suggest a little forethought

Jul 24, 201216785Poetry

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

Aug 29, 20123307NewPoetry

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

Sep 5, 201210609Poetry

Memories of ocean experiences came to me while...

Feb 18, 20134359Poetry

The poem concerns family relationships and...

Oct 26, 20128947Poetry

Selected random quotes from the forum meant to...

Oct 29, 201215025Poetry

Found poetry. Mining past forum comments and...

Oct 30, 201220524Poetry

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

Jan 26, 201316615Poetry

Ordinary activities can make good poetry so...

Mar 25, 201320914Poetry

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

May 1, 20134149Poetry

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

May 4, 201314266Poetry

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

May 31, 201411426Poetry

Science sometimes provides interesting images...

Apr 28, 200787211Short Story

Historical characters gather for a few beers...

May 11, 200864211Short Story

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

May 18, 201229215Short Story

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

Feb 3, 200782811Short Story

A young Manchurian maiden playing the bamboo...

Aug 16, 200814366Short Story

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

Jan 20, 200717025Short Story

Women communicate with difficulty concerning an...

Feb 26, 200816085Short Story

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

Sep 2, 200814356Short Story

Powerful lobbies prevent health care from...

Feb 25, 200716639Short Story

child's view of hurricane in New York City

Jan 11, 200715888Short Story

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

Jan 27, 200711629Short Story

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

Feb 12, 200723113Short Story

Famous poets and artists from the Rochester...

Feb 18, 200714806Short Story

Valerie, age 14, daughter of divorced...

Mar 2, 200712448Short Story

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

Mar 6, 200777812Short Story

Irrepressible old woman goes shopping and...

Feb 23, 200859010Short Story

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

Nov 10, 200812167Short Story

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

Apr 30, 200712479Short Story

When Spanish explorers arrived on American...

May 3, 20079268Short Story

Two famous women discuss Paris and peasants but...

May 6, 200717045Short Story

Trip to an art gallery becomes an educational...

May 22, 200713416Short Story

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

May 26, 200746313Short Story

Food additives with neurotoxin effects are in...

Jun 2, 200714066Short Story

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

Jan 11, 200811579Short Story

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

Jan 26, 200914036Short Story

Sometimes adventurous people worry their...

Jun 30, 200712198Short Story

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

Jul 4, 200728714Short Story

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

Feb 26, 2008106810Short Story

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

Jul 15, 200722315Short Story

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

Jul 20, 20078868Short Story

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

Jul 22, 20077049Short Story

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

Jul 26, 200771511Short Story

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

Aug 2, 20078708Short Story

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

Aug 5, 200713377Short Story

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

Aug 8, 20078979Short Story

Tourists in Barcelona witness the arrival of...

Sep 4, 200710717Short Story

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

Feb 26, 200861912Short Story

Recently Hillary Clinton has been behaving in a...

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Sonny believes my modus operandi is Freudian...

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Miss Lynch teaches language arts but her...

Sep 4, 200716926Short Story

Few people realize what adventures await them...

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

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Joyce took liberties with his experimental...

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

Sep 14, 200720423Short Story

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

Oct 2, 200716625Short Story

Shopping for candles in Massachusetts saves...

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

Oct 30, 200748411Short Story

New writing compared to new baby, revisions...

Oct 31, 200717715Short Story

Professor markets literary criticism thesis but...

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Six years ago our daughter started medical...

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My spouse recently discovered he has a duodenal...

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Two sisters arrange a meeting involving a...

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

Dec 1, 200710398Short Story

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

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

Dec 18, 200710877Short Story

Just read in the newspaper that people in...

Jan 24, 200835815Short Story

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...

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

Mar 13, 200813469Short Story

Just some speculation about how history might...

Mar 26, 200812187Short 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, 2008119611Short Story

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

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Sometimes kids are way too smart.

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

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

Apr 12, 200818236Short Story

Imagine a lost movie starring dancers Fred...

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Marlene Dietrich and James Stewart appeared...

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Prophet Isaiah lived 2500 years ago and warned...

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

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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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