Monthly Archives: April 2013

Poem Snippet of the Day: April Chores by Jane Kenyon

This is from “April Chores” by Jane Kenyon – from today’s Writers Almanac (where you can also read the whole poem): Like a mad red brain the involute rhubarb leaf thinks its way up through loam. I love that image – … Continue reading

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Book Review: Letters to a Young Scientist by Edward O. Wilson

Shelf Awareness for Readers is doing a dedicated poetry issue in which another review of mine will be published – a wonderful debut (and prize-winning) collection by Brynn Saito called The Palace of Contemplating Departure.   As a result, there will be … Continue reading

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Word Play: A Metaphor is Like A Simile

Somewhere on the WordPress site, as I was setting up this blog, I came across this quote: “A metaphor is like a simile.” — Anonymous Really?  it is?  how clever!  Who came up with that one? I wondered, and went … Continue reading

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