The October Country

“October Country . . . that country where it is always turning late in the year. That country where the hills are fog and the rivers are mist; where noons go quickly, dusks and twilights linger, and mid-nights stay. That country composed in the main of cellars,...

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Poem: New Year

Rosh Hashanah - Sept 18 thru Sept 20 2020 new year. Ned Hayes   Rosh Hashanah comes this year on a day of cool wind, a breathtaking portent of winter taking the world, rude lover tossing the sheets away. in autumn the sadness of all things is greatest for now the...

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Nabakov’s Writing Process

I loved reading about Vladimir Nabakov's writing process... intriguing to see inside the master's work habits and see how he acted like a magpie and a chaotic creative coming closer and closer to a final story. This process of collection and collation and creativity...

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KING DONALD: a comedy?

“This low-rent Lear raging on his Twitter-heath has proven that the phrase malignant buffoon is not an oxymoron.” — George F. Will, The Washington Post The perfectly satirical story of our age, King Donald is the shockingly prescient story of our time, a...

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Eagle Tree Book Review: Dragonfly

New Book Review by Dragonfly.Eco: an exploration of eco-fiction The Eagle Tree by Ned Hayes (Little A, 2016) Young adult contemporary fiction Review by Kimberly Christensen To say that fourteen-year-old March Wong loves trees is an understatement. He climbs multiple...

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