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  1. On Lockerbie Street with James Whitcomb Riley


    April 11, 2014 by Reader's Connection

    It’s National Poetry Month and, more specifically, it seems to be James Whitcomb Riley Week on our website. A JWR post went up on the Kids’ Blog, this week, and…

  2. 3 Poems by Cecilia Llompart


    April 1, 2014 by Reader's Connection

    April is National Poetry Month, and we begin with three poems from a new poet. “‘Blessed Are the Wingless . . . ‘” and “Six Owls” and “Five Horses (A Gratitude)”…

  3. The Empty Chair


    March 17, 2014 by Reader's Connection

    An acquaintance of my father’s was consulted during the exorcism which inspired William Peter Blatty’s novel The Exorcist. If my father hadn’t told me about that, and explained that the…

  4. 2 poems by Bob Hicok, and hey, Franklin Road’s book discussion has moved to March 17th.


    February 28, 2014 by Reader's Connection

    Due to impending horrible weather, Franklin Road’s book discussion, scheduled for Monday, March 3rd, has been postponed. The discussion of No Pulling Back: Tale of a Fighter Dog, with author…

  5. In honor of the winter solstice, 2 poems from The Book of the Dead Man


    December 20, 2013 by Reader's Connection

    Saturday, December 21st will be the shortest day in 2013. The sun will stop moving southward, pause and start moving north. Or that’s the way it looks to us, circling…