Tag Archives: 2012

Little Red Shoes

…a Christmas tale I’ve been meaning to post…. Little Red Shoes (Christmas 2012) This year was a big one for me and my son, Jude. He started middle school and he turned TEN, marking a full decade on the earth. … Continue reading

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Performance Art

When I teach at Watkins, I throw some Lorrie Moore at my students, from “Self-Help.”  She’s a brilliant writer; this book is all second person.  So, I give them the option of freewriting in second person.  It’s pretty difficult, really, … Continue reading

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Short Songs Long Lives

Casting ourselves back to early 2012, this one appeared in Canopic Jar #25, http://www.canopicpublishing.com/canopicjar/25/doug1.htm  (fine zine, check it out) Short Songs, Long Lives (January 2012) She sent me a note about a song she’d just written, no instruments, “simple and … Continue reading

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Back in Sepember, a great zine called Twenty 20 published a short story of mine titled, “Stars,” in their Magic Realism issue.  You can check out the whole issue here:  here:  http://issuu.com/fourxfour/docs/twenty20_magical_realism .  I’m a big Magic Realism fan, so I was … Continue reading

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The Knuckleball

The Knuckleball – First Place Poem at Baseball Bard.com (8/2012) I wrote several others in the summer of 2012, all up at http://www.baseballbard.com/baseball-poetry-archives-link?authorid=46

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Extra Sensory Something

Extra Sensory Something (2/2012) Part I –  Tiptonville Jude and I sat down to dinner, macaroni and cheese, with corn, fruit, and vegetarian baked beans on the side.  As I sit here writing, it’s easy for me to remember, because … Continue reading

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