Category Archives: poem

Throwback Poetry with Jackie Cioffa

Recently, I found some old college poetry and began to wonder what the early work of other writers might be like. So I launched this Throwback Writing series. This week, I’m so happy to feature a wonderful writer and wonderful … Continue reading

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Throwback Writing: New Blog Series, Submissions Welcome

Last week, I went hunting through my attic for Davie Bowie memorabilia. I was writing an essay on Bowie–one of my favorite musicians of all time–and wanted to add some pictures. Well, I did find a few things, and you … Continue reading

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Rain and the Radio

What is it about a rainy day in autumn that resurrects sad memories in a pretty way? Is it the dull, brooding mirror of the pavement? Or the resolute fall flowers on the curb, standing up to the wind and … Continue reading

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Dinnertime with Teens: a Poem

An hour or so ago, the family was here. We ate and talked of school and politics, movies and summer plans. Someone told a joke. Someone laughed. Someone got mad. Everyone loaded the dishwasher.   It was the type of … Continue reading

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