Monthly Archives: May 2016

Adrian Blevins: Word Gluttons and Rhythm Sluts, Book Letches and Paragraph Drunks — The Magic of Metaphor

Originally posted on Vox Populi:
We all know that Art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize truth.                  –Pablo Picasso With your permission I’d like to take a few minutes in this time of war…

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Being a mom…

Originally posted on nbsmithblog…random digressions and musings:
Generally, I have found that composing at the keyboard leads to not saying exactly what I want…either forgetting something I wanted to say or not expressing myself as I hoped. But, despite…

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Among the Ancients – Acoma

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Originally posted on Brick and Stone: Architecture and Preservation:
? Acoma Pueblo — “The Sky City” — is possibly the longest occupied place in America. There are other contenders, Taos Pueblo up north or the Hopi pueblos over in Arizona…

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What Do You Take Away from York?

Originally posted on The Backpack Press:
I love that expression – take away. In New York, we call it “take out.” In Spain or the Spanish neighborhoods in New York, it’s para llevar. But here in York, we take away.…

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Welcome to the Jungle

Originally posted on In Transition:
Lizard sits on my chair bobbing his ugly head, birds perch among the green oak leaves, raucous voices raised, when something catches my eye~ a black snake slithers by, dangerously close to my flip flop…

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Annie’s Gift: a short story

Originally posted on nbsmithblog…random digressions and musings:
Still healing from my surgery so typing is still difficult, hence another summer rerun. Annie’s Gift Annie didn’t want to take an apple to Mrs. Rinehart, her third grade teacher.  That is…

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