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“I am just passing through”

In which Emma celebrates the life of Wislawa Szymborska. Continue reading

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Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow.

In which Emma offers a great many links to what she’s reading on the Interwebs. Continue reading

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“Essential Oils — are wrung — / The Attar from the Rose / Be not expressed by Suns — alone — / It is the gift of Screws”

In which Emma has some heavy thoughts about some stuff. Continue reading

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On the eleventh day of blogging, a fierce poet came to be. . .

In which Emma celebrates Emily Dickinson’s 177th birthday. Continue reading

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“If lilies are lily white if they exhaust noise and distance and even dust.”

In which Emma shares her triumphant debut in the Georgetown News Graphic, presents some truths about the modern world, and posts a cute photo of her cat (of course) Continue reading