Tag: books

  • Word Wednesday – close call

    Word Wednesday – close call

    I’ve been going back through my current journal, getting digital copies of poems that I’ve written over the last few months and came across this one from early June. It’s an interesting thing coming across a poem with some vague recollection of writing it, but not being able to nail down exactly what you were…

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  • Word Wednesday – falling on the grenade

    Word Wednesday – falling on the grenade

    As of 2023, I’m pretty sure this poem is old enough to buy beer. This poem was written somewhere between 2000 and 2002 and appeared in my 2008 book Odd Bits Of Broken Things. What you’ll hear in this video is a slight update from the original. Call it a remix. I’m not quite sure…

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  • The Friday Five | December 18, 2020

    The Friday Five | December 18, 2020

    In this semi-regular post, I talk about some things that I enjoyed, was intrigued by, or am thankful for this past week. One Yeager: An Autobiography by General Chuck Yeager and Leo Janos … I wrote about my love for this book before, but it’s worth another mention. After finishing up my previous book, I…

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  • The Right Time

    The Right Time

    Chuck Yeager is the reason I fell in love with reading biographies. I read my paperback copy of his autobiography, Yeager, so many times that it literally fell apart some time around high school. In spite of that, I kept it around on my book shelf and it survived at least six moves before finally…

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