Set vivid against the little soft cities

When people ask me where I'm from, I usually say I'm from nowhere. We moved a lot. My parents weren't in the military; they were just adventurous, or following their careers -- or restless. Along the way from my birth to junior high, there were stops in rural Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh, urban Chicago, suburban Chicago, and,… Continue reading Set vivid against the little soft cities

Words for Wednesday ~ The Annals Say

It may be Wordless Wednesday, but it's also Seamus Heaney's birthday, and that deserves just a few words. His, mostly. Seamus may well be my favorite poet. I've seen him read three times, and every time was memorable, but possibly most memorable was one evening at Boston College, in a high-ceilinged hall, when he read… Continue reading Words for Wednesday ~ The Annals Say