Category Archives: Essays

How to Publish Your Work

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This essay is the first in an occasional series that addresses topics of interest to poets and writers — topics which are often posed to me.  I hope you will find them useful as you pursue your writing career.   People … Continue reading

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Music and Language: A Confluence of Influence

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Music has always been an intimate part of my life. Perhaps it goes back to the time when, as a child of perhaps 5 years old, I would sit in front of the record player and just listen and listen … Continue reading

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Resolution

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Lately, I’ve been suffering  — suffering from the aftermath of the recent “rigged” elections. I guess you could call it Post-Election Trauma Syndrome or PETS for short.  Like many, I cannot believe or accept the results: that a man who … Continue reading

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Trump and the Politics of Bleach

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I was sitting in the food court in one of the largest outlet malls in the country doing one of my favorite things: watching people go by. I was waiting for my family who were doing what most people do … Continue reading

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