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Let’s Write in Music One

Music and poetry fit together like a hand in a well fitting glove.  The words of music most often are poetry. Lyrics may not be deeply sublime but they have rhythm and they use the sounds of the language.  That … Continue reading

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Presenting a Lesson on Empathy to Graduate Students

Recently Helen Shoemaker and I were asked to present a poetry lesson from our book, Leaping Off into Space: A Travel Guide to Risk and the Imagination.  The setting was a class on language arts for graduate students in education.  … Continue reading

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Another piece of suspenseful ants

This is no longer holiday suspense.  Christmas and New Years have both gone.  What passes for normal is now here.  Except Christmas refuses to leave the house just yet.  The nerve of that tree just sitting there refusing to leave, … Continue reading

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