A Poetry Post

Afternoon on a Hill by Edna St. Vincent Millay, 1892 – 1950   I will be the gladdest thing Under the sun! I will touch a hundred flowers And not pick one. I will look at cliffs and clouds With quiet eyes, Watch the wind bow down the grass, And the grass rise. And when lights begin to show […]

Turn off the darkness, please

I was walking down the street, backpack on, tunes loud, sky shining and clear when one of my favorites came on. Jake Bugg. He hasn’t been around long; his third album called On My One came out about a month ago. (Check it out btdubs right here!) I hadn’t listened to this song (“Storm Passes Away”) […]

Next on My Fiction Book List

1) Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan I discovered that after I bought this book that (if you get the right one) it glows in the dark! That’s enough for me. To the top of the list! 2) Ethan Frome and Selected Stories by Edith Wharton I’ve mentioned her before and I’ll mention her again. […]

Poetry Problems

To be so close and yet so far away… Love in a Life by Robert Browning   Room after room, I hunt the house through We inhabit together. Heart, fear nothing, for, heart, thou shalt find her, Next time, herself!—not the trouble behind her Left in the curtain, the couch’s perfume! As she brushed it, […]