Monthly Archives: February 2017

2017 March Author of the Month: Suzanne Kelly

Just in time for St. Patrick's Day, please welcome the March author of the month, Suzanne Kelly.   What  drew you to writing?  Wonderful teachers in high school and college.  When I was 17 a teacher told me to read The Dubliners, the collection of short stories by  James Joyce, because of my interest in my Irish heritage.  I read them all in one sitting, looked up, and read them again.  I realized I knew these Irish people so beautifully, tragically, lyrically rendered by Joyce, [...]

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Ides and Clover and the Fever of Spring

As predictable as the calendar, I turn the page to March and recognize the Bard chanting lines from "Julius Caesar" in my head: Caesar: Who is it in the press that calls on me?/I hear a tongue, shriller than all the music,/cry "Caesar." Speak, Caesar is turned to hear. Soothsayer: Beware the ides of March. Given the raucous, unsettling, weird political times in which we find ourselves, perhaps we all should heed the call: Beware. But it isn't just the world of men who calls [...]

By |2017-02-27T16:19:27+00:00February 27th, 2017|Essays|0 Comments