There once was a girl from a drag stripWhose ragtop was loathe to upshiftBut her bench seat was mind-bendingAnd her lap belt anti-stickingSo her capri pants were prone to a downtick. I suppose you’ve guessed that today is National Limerick Day. And I’m quite confident that my original composition will never make the limerick hall… Continue reading Random Thursday: The “Words Are Fun” Edition
Howdy, y’all. I see that it’s been awhile since there was anything new on this blog-like thing, and you can either thank me or accept my apology, depending on your perspective. Anyway, today is National Great Poetry Reading Day, and in recognition of this hallowed event, I present the following in honor of Joyce Kilmer,… Continue reading Random Thursday: Remembrances of Futures Past
It’s not Bulwer-Lytton, but, then, what is?
“The Detonators” is a well-researched and deftly-told account of a time in US history that many people probably don’t know very well.
Three new short stories that will make you grateful for the blogosphere.
This post makes me want to read this book. Have any of you read it? Technorati tag: Jose Saramago
“The Second Coming of Mavala Shikongo” is Peter Orner’s first novel. It’s set in an exotic location but tells a universal story. And it’s got an unusual format that will make bloggers feel right at home.
In which much is made about little…but, really, isn’t that the whole purpose of grammar?
“The Hummingbird’s Daughter” is a beautifully-written account of the nation-changing life of a rather unusual peasant girl.
Emily Yoffe’s “What the Dog Did” is a hysterically funny look at one woman’s journey into a peculiar madness: that of owning a beagle.