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Behind Her Eyes: Donna Tartt

My first introduction to Donna Tartt was reading The Secret History. It was one of the most intense and beautifully written books I had read in years. I distinctly remember the photograph of her in the back of the book; a mysterious, stylish woman who I believed had a lot going on behind those green […]

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Fragments: Richard Brautigan

I like to collect fragments, I sometimes keep them in my pocket and others I want to share. Here is one of my favourite Richard Brautigan lines, so simple, so evocative; so very Brautigan. In a Cafe “I watched a man in a cafe fold a slice of bread as if he were folding a […]

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She Was Mint Green

I wanted to share this with you. I was looking for a story I wrote a few years back and happened upon this love letter. It seems to be the case that I wrote it and then left it, it was if it was waiting for the right time to be published. As a child, […]

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The Addict

Anne Sexton Sleepmonger, deathmonger, with capsules in my palms each night, eight at a time from sweet pharmaceutical bottles I make arrangements for a pint-sized journey. I’m the queen of this condition. I’m an expert on making the trip and now they say I’m an addict. Now they ask why. WHY! Don’t they know that […]

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Creativity vs Negativity

I am always prone to what we call writer’s block and some people don’t believe in such a thing. I do. I hate it. It is my enemy. Yet, when I look at the times I have not been able to write, I see a pattern; I am usually in a storm of negativity. I […]

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