Saturday, March 5, 2011
Saturday Good Reads
I’m seeing a number of blog posts and online articles combining forms – prose and poetry, poetry and photos, prose and videos – which makes it hard to fit some of them into my nice neat categories but which do serve to surprise and enlighten. Several of the links below are like that, and they’re rather wonderful.
“Life is a Patchwork Quilt” by Jenifer Dukes-Lee at Getting Down with Jesus.
“Banishing a Constant Source of Annoyance” by Greg Sullivan at Sippican Cottage.
“Spinning the Truth” and “Why Write? Does It Matter?” by David Rupert at Red-Letter Believers.
“The Baptizer” by Bob Spencer at Wilderness Fandango (this one could have gone in poetry, too.)
“Broken in Brooklyn: Duke Snider Dies in California” by Fred Sanders at The Scriptorium.
“Small Cuts and Deep Wounds” by Billy Coffey at What I Learned Today.
“Shall We Dance?” by Athol Dickson at What Athol Wrote.
“So Let Him Walk” by A Simple Country Girl at Aspire to Lead a Quiet Life.
“Enter Spring” by Kelly Sauer at A Restless Heart.
“Snowdrops bloom now” by Cassandra Frear at Moonboat Café.
"The Leader as Parent" by Scott Couchenour at Serving Strong.
“Birthdays” by Deidra Riggs at Jumping Tandem.
“Get Real” by Jeanne Damoff at The View From Here.
“Yarr” by Michael D. Perkins at Untitled.
“Looking for a Fight” by Douglas R. Young.
“Best Friends” by Erin Kilmer at Together for Good.
“That Moment” by Dour Spurling at Spurling Silver.
“Mother Nature, I’m Disturbed" by Louise Gallagher at Recover Your Joy.
“The Reader” by A.G. Harmon at The Image Journal.
"What to Do When You Are Completely Overwhelmed at Work" by Bradley Moore at Shrinking the Camel.
“Clive” and "Sitzfleisch" by Jerry Barrett at Under the Door Frame.
“Knowledge” by Nancy Rosback at A little somethin’.
“The Shadow” by K. Duane Carter at Songs from the River.
“Bill of Goods” by Maureen Doallas at Writing Without Paper.
“Snowflakes” by Kathleen Overby at Almost Paradisical.
“Longing” by Brendan MacOdrum at Oran’s Well.
“The Difference Between” by L.L. Barkat at seedlings in Stone.
“The Swoon” by Arron Palmer.
“Between Where” by B.K. McKenzie at Signed…BKM.
“Sing and fly” by Sandra Heska King.
“Armistice” by Steven Marty Grant at Urbanality.
Paintings and Photographs
“Following the Leader” by Susan Etole at Just…A Moment.
“Portrait of Edouard and Marie-Louise Pailleron” by John Singer Sargent, via Greg Sullivan at Sippican Cottage.
“Winter Creek Study,” watermedia on paper by Randall David Tipton.
“Charles-Francois Daubigny” via Maggie’s Farm.
“Artist at Play” by Kathleen Overby at Almost Paradisical.
“Because I Could Not Pass by Beauty” by Michelle DeRusha at Graceful.
“The Grand Finale” by J of India at Neither Use Nor Ornament.
"Writing Advice from 10 Authors: #5 – William Faulkner” by M.L. Michaels at Chronicles of a Writer.
Photograph: Fern on Stone by Nancy Rosback. Used with permission.