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A Winter Sonnet by Catherine Castle

 Winter has arrived, at least in some parts of the county. Here in Ohio, it’s still a bit spring-like, at least for now. They’re predicting snow and slush this Friday. So, I thought it might be a great time for … Continue reading

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A Valentine’s Day Sonnet by Catherine Castle

While searching for a quote about love to jumpstart my Valentine’s Day blog post, I came across this saying by Aristotle: Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies. – Aristotle It prompted a poem, a sonnet to … Continue reading

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Singing the Literary Songs – Elle Hill

A week ago, I completed a poetry half-marathon. A full marathon asked poor, abused poets to pen a poem an hour for twenty-four hours. Wimps like me who appreciate a comfy night’s sleep could opt for a half-marathon, which demanded … Continue reading

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What’s in a Muse?

In ‘Greek Mythology’, a muse may be any of the nine daughters of Mnemosyne and Zeus. It was said that each daughter represented or presided over a specific art and/or science. Calliope embodied the writing tablet and inspired epic poetry. … Continue reading

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There’s Always Something

I thought I’d give Catherine a poem today in light of her post from Tuesday.  I also thought I’d consider (U.S.) Thanksgiving as my prompt, since it’s just around the corner. Here she goes: # # # There’s always a … Continue reading

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Poem A Day Challenge

The other day I stumbled on The Writer’s Digest Poem A Day Challenge while surfing the internet. Robert Brewer, WD’s poetry columnist, is running a poem a day prompt with a contest for a chapbook at the end of the … Continue reading

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by Karen E. Rigley There were times in my life I’m not sure I could have endured if not for reading. Reading allowed me to momentarily escape reality. I hope to give that same gift to my readers. When darkness … Continue reading

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