A piano played in life and death. A woman describes a life-changing injury from an automobile accident – 44 years ago. And whatever happened to poet Vachel Lindsay? The web was hopping last week.
“Fellow Traveler” by Greg Sullivan at Sippican Cottage.
“Mrs. Claus” by Doug Spurling at Spurling Silver.
“Comparing Scars” by David Rupert at Red-Letter Believers.
“If You’re Feeling Small” by Jennifer Dukes-Lee at Getting Down With Jesus.
“As Work as It Is in Heaven” by Bradley Moore at Shrinking the Camel.
“Praying to the wall” by Billy Coffey at What I Learned Today.
“What matters” by Louise Gallagher at Recover Your Joy.
“A Poem is a Walk” by Peggy Rosenthal for The Image Journal.
“In Which I Call Out Myself and My Hometown” by Shawn Smucker.
“Faithful,” guest post by Susan Etole for Getting Down With Jesus.
“Roads Change” by Seth Haines.
“Time” by Glynis at Wandering Between Worlds.
“From the Brooklyn Side” by Steven Marty Grant at Urbanality.
“If you were any more” by Robert Lee Brewer at My Name Is not Bob.
“Vachel Who?” by Joel Allegretti at We Who Are About to Die.
“Languor” by Bradley Moore at And the Other Thing Is.
“John Bunyan” by D.S. Martin at Kingdom Poets.
“Sequences and Ratios” by Brian Miller at WayStationOne.
“I Didn’t Ask” by Jerry Barrett at Parenthetically Speaking in 3D.
“Graphing Love’s Course” by Maureen Doallas at Writing Without Paper.
Paintings and Photographs
“The case of the neglectful dishwasher” by Nancy Rosback at A Little Somethin’.
“Budgeting relationships, a photoplay” by Laura Boggess at The Wellspring.
“Oaks Bottom 5 (Again),” mixed watermedia on Yupo by Randall David Tipton at Painter’s Process.
“The January Blues” by Susan Etole at Just…A Moment.
“Tracks to Beyond” by Steve Gravano at Take a Look Around.
“Silence is the Answer” by Claire Burge.
“Pre-Spring” by Timothy Good at Photography by Tiwago.
“The Fantastic Flying Books of Morris Lessmore,” article by Andrew Peterson at The Rabbit Room, video by Moonbot Studios (nominated for an Academy Award).
“How to Give a Performance, from Hamlet by William Shakespeare,” read by Tom O’Bedlam at Spoken Verse.
“Life and Death by Paul Cardall,” via Adam Blumer.
Photograph: Big Ben at Night by Petr Kratochvil via Public Domain Pictures. Used with permission.