Variation on a Spine Poem

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I’ve been doodling around on my bookshelves when I should be writing so I solved the problem by taking a stab at a few “spine poems.” It seems a fitting way to observe National Poetry Month. Here’s today’s: In the spirit of both #nationallibraryworkersday and #nationalpoetrymonth, here are a few books to go check out of your library. I call this … Read More

Sunday Sentence: The Literary Dog

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“The deaths of others carry us off bit by bit, until there will be nothing left; and this, too, will be, in a way, a mercy.” John Updike from his short story, “Deaths of Distant Friends” found in The Literary Dog. I love reading them, so now I’m joining the #SundaySentence party started by David Abrams over at the Quivering … Read More

Sunday Sentence: Bulletproof Vest by Maria Venegas

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I love reading them, so now I’m joining the #SundaySentence party started by David Abrams over at the Quivering Pen and on Twitter. It’s not a review. It’s not a story. It’s just one sentence I read this week, presented “out of context and without commentary. This week’s Sunday Sentence is from Maria Venegas’ “Bulletproof Vest, The Ballad of an Outlaw and His Daughter,” … Read More

Sunday Sentence: Landfalls by Naomi J. Williams

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I love reading them, so now I’m joining the #SundaySentence party started by David Abrams over at the Quivering Pen and on Twitter. It’s not a review. It’s not a story. It’s just one sentence I read this week, presented “out of context and without commentary.” This week’s Sunday Sentence: “In the end, he could not rest easy in the bed of a man … Read More