In Thanksgiving for Literature and Literary Spots

I lived in books more than I lived anywhere else. ~Neil Gaiman   Truth: When I was a young girl, I had recurring nightmares about being caught inside a burning house and not escaping until I could figure out how to save my books. This revelation quite possibly tells you enough about me that IContinue reading “In Thanksgiving for Literature and Literary Spots”

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Thank You Poetry, I Owe it All to You

Always be a poet, even in prose.  ~Charles Baudelaire, “My Heart Laid Bare,”Intimate Journals, 1864 Poetry is nearer to vital truth than history.  ~Plato, Ion The smell of ink is intoxicating to me — others may have wine, but I have poetry. ~Terri Guillemets   Barely visible to any unassuming pair of eyes, a dusty collection ofContinue reading “Thank You Poetry, I Owe it All to You”