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Morning
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Morning
Originally posted on Prairiepomes: Joy comes in the morning. – Psalm 30:5 Morning was always Mom’s time. In the winter on the farm, morning would begin with the sound of her rattling the kitchen stove, stoking up the fire. We heated the house via a mixed-fuel furnace in the basement, ...
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the ladies say
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the ladies say
in yourself centre and honour the artist woman, mother, other then you’ll know how to ask others to do so then you’ll know what can be asked, and what must be commanded. With gratitude to the beauty of JR,HW,FD,HG.
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Collage, Making the Cut, Cutting Up
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Collage, Making the Cut, Cutting Up
Originally posted on SpectatorCurator: Tristan Tzara, Dadaist poet,  famously advocated a “cut-up” method of composition, involving cutting out words from a newspaper and drawing them randomly from a hat to create a poem. Collage in language-based work can now mean any composition that includes w...
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Helsinki (with recording)
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Helsinki (with recording)
Originally posted on O at the Edges: ? ? Helsinki An editor said never start a poem at a window, so instead I’m looking at the door, which is made of glass. We are to avoid rain, too, but it streaks the pane in such delicious patterns that I can’t help but pretend to be…
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Scarecrow Replies
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Scarecrow Replies
Originally posted on O at the Edges: ? Scarecrow Replies ? This talk of destiny and exceptionalism and the incessant push towards terror inflames my metaphorical innards. Birds may kill, but they don’t practice genocide and never erase history’s missteps with published falsities; their songs rema...
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I didn’t think I was that poor until I came to grad school: dentalium and dreams beyond the university
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I didn’t think I was that poor until I came to grad school: dentalium and dreams beyond the university
Originally posted on Moontime Warrior: I am thinking about wealth. Not necessarily money, but I am thinking of richness, and of the happiness that is supposed to come with it. That’s the whole idea, right? That being wealthy means you don’t have to worry, at least not about basic things like food...
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Hear the WORD
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Hear the WORD
Tomorrow night, I get to spend an hour with Michael James and Thea Bowering, talking about words, music, religion, sex and politics. What’s more fun than campus radio? Indie, intellectual and evolving. Check it out! Word on CJSR
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Kisses are More Important than Rats
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Kisses are More Important than Rats
Here’s a first review, from the wonderful Shelley Ann Leedahl. http://shelleyannleedahl.blogspot.com
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Best Seller? Wow.
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Best Seller? Wow.
Well, this is great news. Best Seller!
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A Constellation of Support
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A Constellation of Support
Today seems a good day to post this little article from 2015. A Constellation of Support  It was a rare pleasure to meet the various people I interviewed for this, and I came away feeling uplifted. The thing is, nobody does anything in this world without support, whether we see and acknowledge it...
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