Daily Archives: February 11, 2022


—2.1 — In a room in Alfonso’s house were Valeria, who was holding a lute, and Kate. Valeria said to himself about the power of music, “The senseless trees by music have been moved, and at the sound of pleasant … Continue reading

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Hoist the Main Tail — Annette Rochelle Aben

A little captain’s cap Fits on the squirrel’s head Insignia in red The S. S. Nut Just room for one on board More than a rodent raft A sturdy sailing craft An acorn hull ©2022 Annette Rochelle Aben https://wordcraftpoetry.com/2022/02/08/tankatuesday-2-8-22-poetry-challenge-no-260-specificform-abhanga/ Hoist the … Continue reading

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U B U — Annette Rochelle Aben

Oh, you who have a dream And imagination Defy explanation Of what you see Others may look sideways They do not understand Cannot hold in their hands What you’re thinking But you just carry on Seeing beyond the fringe Happiness … Continue reading

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David Bruce: The Coolest People in Books — Money, Mothers

Money • In high school, young-people’s author William Sleator and Vicky, his sister, knew a student who studied and studied and got all A’s. In fact, she studied so much that her parents worried about her and wanted her to get … Continue reading

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Music Recommendation: Chillan Las Bestias — “Hasta el Hueso” [“To the Bone”]

BRUCE’S RECOMMENDATION OF BANDCAMP MUSIC Music: “Hasta el Hueso” [“To the Bone”] Album: CHILLAN LAS BESTIAS Artist: Chillan Las Bestias [The Beasts Screech] Record Company: Scatter Records Record Company Location: Ciudad Autónoma De Buenos Aires, Argentina Info: “‘We are a … Continue reading

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RETELLINGS OF A CLASSIC WORK OF LITERATURE Ben Jonson’s The Alchemist: A Retelling https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/731768 Ben Jonson’s Bartholomew Fair: A Retelling https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/759774 Ben Jonson’s The Case is Altered: A Retelling https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/1112743 Ben Jonson’s Catiline’s Conspiracy: A Retelling https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/1098400 Ben Jonson’s The … Continue reading

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