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the limits of memory; the limits of imagination

I often wonder why we don’t have a group memory Why we can’t remember what happened to our ancestors how they lived, loved, and died what they did with their time What we have is writing, art, and language, shared … Continue reading

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In My Heart I Am a Poet

As promised last week, here is one of the poems from my little purple notebook. In my heart, I am a poet. But the words won’t come        when bidden. They come in the night when the world … Continue reading

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Get to Know Asian American Children’s Authors: Emily Jiang, Author of Summoning the Phoenix: Poems & Prose about Chinese Musical Instruments

The second author in our Asian American author series is Emily Jiang, author of the brand new book Summoning the Phoenix: Poems and Prose About Chinese Musical Instruments. Here are Emily’s answers to my questions (in poems and prose!): 1) Which … Continue reading

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Shelley poem (as seen on TV!)

Wondering about the rest of that lovely Shelley poem from last weekend’s episode of Inspector Lewis? Here it is (from Bartelby.com): Love’s Philosophy by Percy Bysshe Shelley The fountains mingle with the river And the rivers with the ocean, The … Continue reading

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