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The New Book: Magdalene Aubergine

We barely broke eighty degrees here today. There are still some ninety-degree temperatures predicted into the middle of the month, but today Summer officially began to fade. It was windy the first part of the day, settling into a nice breeze this evening. The night air is noticeably cooler, Autumn is set to arrive.ย  I've… Continue reading The New Book: Magdalene Aubergine

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Pigeon Hole

Don't try to put me in your pigeon hole, don't tell me how you sold your soul, I don't really want to know, I've got problems of my own. Don't you know they broke the mold, when they made me? When they made me. I don't want to hear your tale of woe, What you… Continue reading Pigeon Hole

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Proofs, Poems, Healing, and Hope

Up early this morning, though I don't generally make it a habit to discuss my habits. There was, however, a great write up recently about how author Megan Abbott spends her Sundays.( You can read that here. ) What I loved about this piece is that as a writer it is sometimes helpful or comforting… Continue reading Proofs, Poems, Healing, and Hope

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Feeling Good, Miss Nina Simone.

I watched a documentary last night about Nina Simone, "What Happened, Miss Simone?"ย  I had watched part of this one before and became distracted. "Feeling Good" was the first Nina Simone song that I ever heard and I loved it. I'd been a Billie Holiday fan for years and I thought, how is it that… Continue reading Feeling Good, Miss Nina Simone.

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Latitude

Latitude A man is allowed to write about whatever he wishes to write about and if the writing itself is good or bad, he is then judged to be a good or bad writer. It does not matter what his subject is, however grim, depressing, grotesque or perverse, he is a writer. Historically, women have… Continue reading Latitude