Cautionary Tales for Children

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His shipmates suffered grievously, ``But for my part,'' says the chaplain, ``I bless heaven that I was in a burning fever the whole time, and desired nothing but cold water, of which there was plenty on the island.'' Now, though the good man seems to have been grateful even for his burning fever (having, it must be observed, safely recovered from it,) it will generally be thought rather too hazardous a remedy to be desired by others in similar situations, and those who treat their trees on the same principle ought to remember, that to cure one injury they are exposing their subjects to two.
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Popcorn Dragon

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It's true that in your essay that this will be one of things to which you will be devoting precious little space BUT you simply cannot proceed without it. Writer’s Digest retains one-time nonexclusive publication rights to the winning entries to be published in a Writer’s Digest publication. One story of the evening our correspondent recollects. These women were eremites or hermits in the medieval period who would request permission from the local pastor to be walled up alive in a small cell attached to the side of the church.
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The Christmas Cats Encounter Bats

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The very last line repeats the first line, bringing the subject full circle. And the gray of fallin' water wraps the plains, And 'cross the burnin' ranges, down the wind, the word is whilrled: You've seen your fat fields ripplin' with the treasure that they hoard; Have you seen a mountain stretch and rub its eyes? This whole situation will bring them all down to their knees. What qualities do you have that are yours alone? Ron Gibson, Jr. has previously appeared in Pidgeonholes, Cease Cows, Maudlin House, Sick Lit Magazine, Word Riot, Exquisite Corpse, Spelk Fiction, Soundzine, etc…, forthcoming at The Vignette Review, Alien Mouth, & Story and Picture, been included in various anthologies, and been nominated for two Pushcarts. @sirabsurd Amanda Nicole Corbin is a writer in Salt Lake City, Utah.
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One of the Problems of Everett Anderson

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It is they or rather he who couldn't trust me, or rather that something which I express, which I stand for. As to its poetical relations, it carries us into the most wild and beautiful scenery of nature; amongst the mountain lakes, and the clear and lovely streams that gush from the higher ranges of elevated hills, or that make their way through the cavities of calcareous strata. Our true-hearted Duke of Athole, and Lord Lauderdale, whose acuteness and powers of thinking and reasoning may, without disparagement, be compared with those of any statesman now living, have set an example not to be forgotten; and we know that the slender proportion of aristocracy, which Scotland was left in possession of at the Union, entertain the same patriotic sentiments.
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The Night Before Christmas (Book & DVD)

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Franck, the travelled angler already mentioned, tells us, that in his time a large well-fed salmon (suppose about twelve pounds) cost only sixpence; and he mentions what is still remembered by tradition, a rule that domestics were not to be fed on salmon more than three times a-week. Are you worried your intro will bomb? ..." He died in 1849 in Baltimore, and the notes from his lectures were published posthumously in 1850, under the title The Poetic Principles.
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S O C K S

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Lifshin’s other recent prizewinning books include Before it’s Light published winter 1999-2000 by Black Sparrow press, following their publication of Cold Comfort in 1997. Love messages can convey a "before you" and "after you" state of mind. Participants in the center’s poetry class, Pathway to Poetry, who call themselves “Pathfinders,” provided most of the verbiage for the project, but the public, including middle and high school students, participated, too. The aporia in the case of dubitatio is both that pause and the act of intentionally discussing that ambiguous reaction.
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Kincaid, The Rhyming Frog, Loses His Rhymer (Rhymer-primer

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ANTICATHOLICISM: Literature or rhetoric created (often by Protestants) for the purpose of countering Catholic doctrine or depicting Catholicism in a negative light. His work has appeared in eight full-length volumes including Crying in the Cheap Seats [UMass Press], The Anarchist Heart [New Rivers Press: 1975]. Oxford University Press now distributes a one-volume condensed version.] Now the distance between them has closed.
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Rudolph's at Grandma's!

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Computers. any item that can be individually selected or manipulated, as a picture, data file, or piece of text. I don't mean strange, or ghastly, or wooden, but just insensible---like an exhibit. His dark eyes flashed fatally, away from us, in the direction of the shy dummy; and then he went on with cultivated cynicism. ``So she rushes down here. Anders Benson Having always enjoyed the outdoors, I am a state-certified wilderness survival instructor.
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Ol' Lady Grizelda

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Her poetry has appeared in such publications as The Atlantic Monthly, Poetry Ireland, Paris Review, Spark, Art Life, and The Nation. They are sub specie aeternitatis, outside of time completely and viewing all things in the bubble at time simultaneously. I looked at her angrily. ``To the whole. .. The meter, or the rhythm of the poem, is usually determined not just by the number of syllables in a line but by how the syllables are accented. For more than 40 years I have been speaking prose without knowing it. "For me, a page of good prose is where one hears the rain and the noise of battle.
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Poems from Homeroom: A Writer's Place to Start

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She had passed through the Empire, she had lived through a siege, had rubbed shoulders with the Commune, had seen everything, no doubt, of what men are capable in the pursuit of their desires or in the extremity of their distress, for love, for money, and even for honour; and in her precarious connection with the very highest spheres she had kept her own honourability unscathed while she had lost all her prejudices.
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