Monthly Archives: February 2011

We Write Like Fire Dancing

We write like fire dancing. Muscling massive torch thoughts. Flinging spark messages, brief tattoos on the darkness. We write like toddlers slurping popsicles. Dripping. Sticky. No napkins. No manners. No choice! Sometimes we write struggling like the salmon forcing her … Continue reading

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Love Beyond Compare

Love Beyond Compare Ross Richard-Crow Sitting at the center of the quickly spinning wheel The universe’s revolving but the center’s very still Let go of what you’re thinking, Let go of what you feel Chorus And you know why, you … Continue reading

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My Grandma’s Quilts

Edith Benna, my grandmother had 11 children, all born at home. Her sister was her midwife. Her last child was born upstairs in the old farmhouse, while downstairs the other children were quarantined because one of them had scarlet fever. … Continue reading

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