Tiny Lit Review: NORMAL PEOPLE

In which I review a book that I anticipated having more than one paragraph to say about Friends, I was not a fan. I thought I was going to like it, in fact didn’t really prepare for the eventuality that I would not, so this put me at a loss. I often found Sally Rooney’sContinue reading “Tiny Lit Review: NORMAL PEOPLE”

It’s Poetry Month…

In which I remind you to spend some time at rhyme and verse …as established by the Academy of American Poets in April 1996. Quarter-century, baby! It’s also Easter weekend, hence this tidbit from the vault of a respected multi-hyphenate forebear. So make room for a poem or several in the next twenty-eight days—they don’tContinue reading “It’s Poetry Month…”

An Emergence/Emergency Kit

In which I prepare a launch pad The wave of protests across the United States and beyond in pursuit of just responses to the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and a whole horrible timeline of others—protests which, in their own right, have been mostly peaceful and entirely necessary—is different from previous expressionsContinue reading “An Emergence/Emergency Kit”