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President’s Day

Naturally some of us write more than others, by necessity and desire, but I was reading Lincoln: the Biography of a Writer last week and not coincidentally, ran across one of President Lincoln’s most impassioned texts on the power of writing.  … Continue reading

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A Poem from Sandburg’s House

Progress At Carl Sandburg’s house, Tourists snap pictures of Books behind glass Stacked top to bottom Downstairs and up Exactly as the poet left them Titles beckon as voices from the past, Tease our collective imagination And bring Carl and … Continue reading

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Hammett and Writing

Lots of blogs talk about books people have read, movies they’ve seen, music they’ve heard. We’re awash in pop culture commentary, I suppose. I just don’t have the time, myself. But, I DID manage to read a new novel recently, … Continue reading

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