Monthly Archives: July 2010


When I was 5 years old I cut class. It was the second day of kindergarten, in a school which housed two classes, in a building called the Seaman House, which appears in my memory as a white non-leaning tower-of-Pisa. … Continue reading

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When I was 6 or so I wrote my first poem. I had been hearing poetry for awhile and had finally learned to write and I aspired then with passion to be a ballerina. I composed lines 1-4 of this … Continue reading

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The Lie

     When I was 7 years old I was very good with the hula hoop. Other members of my family struggled to keep it up, but I was a natural. I even overheard my dad observe to my mother – … Continue reading

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Sputter is the name of the imaginary textbook I’ve been drafting all my life. I chose that word because it describes my reaction to much of what I encounter in people behavior, and because I like Sputter better than Surrealities. … Continue reading

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