Monthly Archives: November 2013

Weekly Writing Challenge: My list of Characters that Haunt Me

Here is my list of characters who haunt me (from Literature) in no particular order. 1. Antonia 2. Ethan Frome 3. Professor Snape 4. Rhett Butler 5. The English Patient   6. Jean Valjean I would place them in present … Continue reading

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Out-Part Post Part Poem

The Post: Have you ever felt “burned out”?  I think I might be, but the internet does not provide an accurate diagnosis. (Google, get on this, please.) I know that my feelings are more serious than in the past. I am … Continue reading

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In Flanders fie…

In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard amid the guns below. -John McCrae, In Flanders Field, first stanza

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There’s a time …

There’s a time for departure even when there is not certain place to go. -Tennessee Williams The key seems to be deciding when the time is.

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I do not believe that English has enough words for ‘danger’. The signs are out where everyone can see, DANGER AHEAD, FALLING ROCKS or DANGER HIGH VOLTAGE WIRES or DANGER ICE ON BRIDGE. Where are the signs that no one … Continue reading

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