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  • Love Hurts–but is ...

    February 20, 2020
    A third poem from Sara Teasdale this month--Four Winds.  Love can make you feel many things and it can make you do ...
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  • That look . . . .

    February 13, 2020
    I hope your romantic plans are gearing up and if you're by yourself this Valentine's Day--Rock. On. Being single is ...
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  • The Gift of Love and ...

    February 06, 2020
    Today's blog begins a four-part series of poems by Sara Teasdale, perfect for ...
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  • Saltpeter Poems

    January 30, 2020
    Not exactly dinner conversation, but the poem in today's audioblog reminds us of the hard reality of war that is right ...
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  • A Word Book–of a ...

    January 23, 2020
    Not the only one of it's kind, but Ambrose Bierce wrote, perhaps, the most well-known, Cynic's Word Book. I've ...
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  • A handbook for what I ...

    January 17, 2020
    I've always kept my eyes peeled for old books and I found a nice little pile on a recent shopping trip in Roanoke, ...
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  • I don’t have an ...

    January 09, 2020
    I finally did an accent tag video today! I listen to these same videos when I'm working on a new accent for an ...
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  • My Favorite Words

    January 02, 2020
    I love New Year's Eve, January 1st, Mondays, and mornings--they're all a reset button in our lives. With the new year, ...
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  • Merry Christmas to you!

    December 26, 2019
    It's all over so fast, but if you still have the time, what a lovely day to hear an old, familiar story! Make some hot ...
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  • Piccola

    December 19, 2019
    This poem, written by Celia Thaxter, is a lyrical story about a little girl named Piccola (a bit redundant, as piccola ...
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