Tag: writing

Garden Girl by Don Mathis

Here’s a fantastic story about relationships… and plants. Don has another great constraint story, with some of the same themes, interestingly, published in the Current. Excellent work. —Lyle Rosdahl Garden Girl by Don Mathis I met Lily at the Botanical Garden for a Date. She was not like my last girlfriend, Rose. I’ll never forget those Rose Hips and her Cypress Knees. I was…

Liars!

The line between lies and fiction is thin and bleeds freely. “Uncertain, and obscurely distressed by their uncertainty, they are seized by a ‘compulsion to narrate’: a deep-seated need to shape, order and explain what they do not understand.” “In a sense, these patients are like novelists, as described by Henry James: people on whom…

Writers in the Community

A well written blog post about teaching poetry in high school by Barbara Jane Reyes. It does remind me to focus on the positive, the new, the impressive creativity in the students I interact with in the Writers in Community program through Gemini Ink. It’s an important and refreshing program that pairs writers with elementary,…

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