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Leaping Into Space

February 1st, 2020|

Here we go, knitting up our imperfect skein of days with the addition of an extra twenty-four hours. Leap Year conjures up the image of a mysterious space hiding in time, a special day to be unfolded like a Valentine, [...]

A TOAST TO CHANGE

January 1st, 2020|

It happens every year...the rehashing of the months gone by, the anticipation of the ones to come. Many of us make resolutions. Many more just keep rolling down life's path, content to face the challenges as they come. Me...I'm a [...]

When All Good Things Must End…

November 30th, 2019|

The old year ends, weeping snow tears, sweeping away all the treasure we have hoarded, boxing up the moments and the memories, the triumphs and the tears, gone like daylight into the last December horizon. We sleep and dream a [...]

Take A Kid To Lunch…

October 31st, 2019|

I've spent a great many hours thinking about food over the last three months. Since I bought a treadmill and cut out most carbs, I've dedicated myself to losing weight...just enough to make the pants fit better and the abs [...]

Speaking Emoji

September 30th, 2019|

My husband is the king of emojis. Our daughter Dana is the queen. Together they comprise the avant garde of the media generation. Like Superman, each is "faster than a speeding bullet" at typing out responses, "more powerful than a [...]

There Are No Words…

September 2nd, 2019|

Walmart, El Paso, Texas. The Oregon District, Dayton, Ohio. Odessa, Texas. Once more we shudder. Carnage and chaos rule. Three more cities join the long list of trauma victims. I huddle in front of the television and cry. There are [...]

2020 February Author of the Month: DAVID LEE GARRISON

2020 arrives as a leap year, gracing us with an extra day in February. It’s always nice to have more time to read and write and speak with authors. This month it is my pleasure to introduce you to David Lee Garrison, an educator and a writer and a member of the celebrated and well-published group the Greenville Poets.

The poetry of this retired Wright State University professor has appeared widely in journals and anthologies. Two poems from his book Sweeping the Cemetery were read by Garrison Keillor on his national radio show “The Writer’s Almanac.” The title poem from his Bach in the DC Metro was featured by United States Poet Laureate Ted Kooser on his website, American Life in Poetry, and read on the BBC in London. Garrison won the Paul Laurence Dunbar Poetry Prize in 2009 and was named Ohio Poet of the Year in 2014. His most […]

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