Saturday, January 7, 2012

Saturday Good Reads


A man takes a photo a day of himself for 13 years – and a story unfolds that gets you right in the gut. A grandfather gets a surprise visit. Beautiful photographs. Wonderful poems. And Charles Dickens turns 200. Lots of great stuff on the web last week.

Prose

Five Things to Stop Doing in 2012” by Bradley Moore at Shrinking the Camel.

The rear-view mirror” and “What I Learned After Cleaning the Garage” by David Rupert at Red-Letter Believers.

New Years with the Devil” by Billy Coffey at What I Learned Today.


Emotion du jour: Despair” by Daniel Donovich at the Itinerant D.

Errol Morris on the Questions of Photography” by Maureen Doallas at Writing Without Paper.

4 Must-Have Attitudes for 2012” by Scott Couchenour at Serving Strong.

Poetry

Joseph Brodsky” by D.S. Martin at Kingdom Poets.

Tools of the Trade” and “Capital Punishment” by Tony Maude at Rumours of Rhyme.

Clarity” and I come here” by B.K. McKenzie at Signed…BKM

Higgs Hides Still” by Maureen Doallas at Writing Without Paper.

Paintings and Photographs

I Choose Wildness” by Claire Burge.

Whose Silence” and “Preparation” by Susan Etole at Just…A Moment.

New Year Fog,” oil on canvas paper by Randall David Tipton at Painter’s Process.

Gem” and  “Winter Studies” by Tim Good at Photography by Tiwago.

Online Exhibitions

Dickens at 200” by the Morgan Library. (Hat Tip: Marueen Doallas at Writing Without Paper.)

Videos

Heartwarming Tearjerker of the Day” by The Daily What. (Hat Tip: Abraham Piper.)

Jeff Harris Self Portraits” by Huffington Post. (Hat Tip: Louise Gallagher at Recover Your Joy.)

Photograph: Wooden Nativity Scene by Marina Shemesh via Public Domain Pictures. Used with permission.

7 comments:

Louise Gallagher said...

As always -- a rich list of treasures.

That Tearjerker video -- I felt almost 'wrong' to be watching, and yet, I couldn't not watch, it was so beautiful and real.

Maureen said...

I'm honored by your double mentions and hat tip, Glynn. Thank you.

Brian Miller said...

nice...i have some reading to do...smiles...happy saturday glynn!

rumoursofrhyme said...

Two poems mentioned. Thanks Glynn.

David Rupert said...

Always honored my friend

S. Etole said...

Yes, it's a privilege ... thank you for your gatherings.

nance marie said...

thanks for sharing.
i checked out "What I Learned After Cleaning the Garage."

hope your weekend went well.