Monthly Archives: April 2014

Basketball and the Human Heart

I am not a basketball fan, but somehow this week we are all following the Clippers and what has happened on and off the court. The owner has been allegedly found to be a racist who owns a largely African … Continue reading

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Sylvia Plath – the Cassandra of Poets

She heeded her own prophecies, but we ignored them. She died; we live. It’s why no matter how beautifully phrased the verse, the message has to somehow move us on, not stop us in our tracks. I just finished reading … Continue reading

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Writing and What is Written

It’s amazing how many people tell me they have a book in them. They probably do. We all have stories to tell. I once bought my husband a card that pronounced “Our love story is the best.” Understood after that … Continue reading

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He is Risen/ The Reclining Buddha

We put a lot of emphasis in this Christianized world on getting up , showing up, leaning forward . Actions. Today is Easter where the stone allegedly rolled away and the dead rose — at least one who was dead. … Continue reading

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The Dark Shadow

I have just started NO LASTING BURIAL, the newest addition by Stant Litore to his Zombie Bible Series. Oddly on the eve of the Easter week where the questions always arise about what constitutes death and what constitutes resurrection. One … Continue reading

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Cherry Blossoms, Magnolias and the Illusions

Now the world seems more promising. Yesterday walking in NYC I saw cherry blossoms spread their pink charms, magnolias swell and felt the illusion become reality for me.I was enchanted, even though I know from many years of watching the … Continue reading

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Words words words

We try to wander through the dictionary given some idea of direction towards illuminating this life for ourself (and others) by describing it in some new and vivid way. I have a novel out where I try (through the auspices … Continue reading

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