Wednesday
Mar302016

Review of Back to the Garden by Clara Hume

Life is like water moving from sky to land to sea in an eternal cycle, picking up and discarding all in its path in creating anew. Alas in our time spans we tend to focus more on the immediate, getting on day to day as we must, not the overall cycle of cause and effect necessitating adaptation, that is until the die is cast ...

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Tuesday
Mar222016

Review of Thirst by JD Shaw

Thirst by JD Shaw is an all too human story that engenders both disturbing and hopeful feelings, all the more so in the plausible reality of this speculative fiction ...

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Sunday
Mar132016

A Crow Called Ack

This is a richly simple and beautiful bit of writing about a childhood experience that those with a heart can identify with and appreciate.

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Friday
Mar112016

Seeing Beyond

Have you sometimes wondered what our very existence is dependent on?

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Friday
Mar042016

Calan's Eden

Engrossing coming-of-age; alternative cultures; Nature; animals; adventure; poignant interactions; ... What's not to like?
Last updated Mar. 4th, 2016

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Thursday
Feb182016

Discordant Voices by L. G. Cullens

Different strokes ... differing perspectives? Sometimes we can broaden our understanding by contrasting. Give it a try.

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Sunday
Jan172016

Cycles (A Sestina)

A tribute to an exceptional wordsmith and person.

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Monday
Dec282015

Lakota Rose

I mostly write prose, but this is a little poem I wrote and put up as a sampler on my Facebook Writer page. It's adapted from a Dakota-Sioux legend I heard a variation of in my youth. 

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Thursday
Sep102015

What Have We Lost

In the Medicine Lodge, drum, hoof rattle, and eagle bone whistle blend with prayer song and rhythmic movement mesmerizing participants. When a respected elder gestures, a hush envelops the ceremony.  In a quiet voice, he begins to recite a legend faithfully handed down over time immemorial.

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Tuesday
Sep012015

A Great Flood

When I was yet young in the northern Rockies, I heard a legend about a great flood. Coming upon a similar legend lately I recalled it, as best I can, with new awareness. Perhaps you’ll see an allegory therein you’re already aware of in your culture.

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