Posts Tagged: shel silverstein

What to Read When You Want to Reclaim Your Time

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Books that center us and offer new perspectives.

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Safety Nets: On Seeing Movies with My Children

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There’s no blueprint for any of this. If there were, I would have read it by now.

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The Sunday Rumpus Interview: Laurie Jean Cannady

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The author of the new memoir Crave: Sojourn of a Hungry Soul talks about growing up impoverished, abused, and in love with words.

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“Heck yes I’m willing to do this, I love peanut butter!”

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Have you been searching for a collection of peanut-butter related news to no avail? Look no further: There’s a peanut-butter craving thief on the prowl in Ohio, who comes into a gas station most evenings after midnight and “snatches Reese’s peanut butter cups.” Last Tuesday, he upped his game, grabbing his usual sweets and then […]

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The Last Poem I Loved: “The Devil and Billy Markham” by Shel Silverstein

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Having been an English teacher with an undergrad degree in Journalism, one might think I read a lot of quality work, but I don’t. I read news and posts that probably take less time to write than it does for me to make coffee, and I worry about that. I fear my sensitivities for literature […]

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