And speaking of Twitter, my account has been fully restored. It turns out that somehow I got caught up in a spam cloud – whatever that is. Twitter apologized – it should never have happened.
I’m going to have to write a poem entitled “Ensnared in a Spam Cloud.”
An economist at the University of Chicago gives a short lecture on how we (and our politicians) use words.
“My Mother” by John Blasé at Dirty Shame.
“Monday Muse: D.C.’s Poet Laureate – Delores Kendrick” by Maureen Doallas.
“How to Craft a Great Voice (in fiction)” by agent Nathan Bransford.
“In Defense of Art and the Artist” by Don Miller.
“The Myth of Calling” by Bradley Moore for the High Calling Blogs.
“We Are Paper Snowflakes” by Billy Coffey for The Master’s Artist.
“Fishing” by Anne Lang Bundy at Building His Body.
“Thief of Something” by Stephen Parolini at Novel Doctor.
“The Solidarity of Tears” by Brian Volck at The Image Journal.
“Something happened on the road to cool: why the church will never ‘relate’” by David Rupert at Red Letter Believers.
“Purpose in Every Step” by Jennifer Dukes Lee at Getting Down with Jesus.
“Writing & Revenge” by Jessica McGuire at Jezamama.
“Paper Cranes and Wishes” by Louise Gallagher at Recover Your Joy.
“The Jackal” and “The Last Will and Testament of…” by Pete Marshall at his own blog and “Alone in Her Dreams” at AuthSpot.
“Silence” and “Torment” by Justinian at Delight and Glory and Oddity and Light.
“All” and “Lyrics…can you hear the tune?” by Nancy at Poems and Prayers.
“Inverted Vision” by Karen Eck at Phoenix-Karenee.
“A Few Words for the Road” by Melissa at All the Words.
“Silent Cry” by Kathleen Overby at Almost Paradisical.
“Ode to a Social Network” by Heather at Madame Rubies Writes.
“Toward Dawn” by Susan Etole at Just…A Moment.
"Lamp," photograph by Nancy Rosback. Used with permission.