Archive for February, 2015


Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

I feel too much she said, or rather, it was her heart speaking for her again from its tender cavern. to keep the whisper-beatings hushed, all her wanting and unrequiting neatly spun crimson roving needled thick and thin feeling is felt and soft to touch but not to grasp still, the feeling and the felt unravels, [...]

let’s review: small victories

Friday, February 20th, 2015

“The book of welcome says, Let people see you. They see that your upper arms are beautiful, soft and clean and warm, and then they will see this about their own, some of the time. It’s called having friends, choosing each other, getting found, being fished out of the rubble. It blows you away, how [...]

let’s review: the forgotten garden

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015

Kate Morton’s enchanting family saga ties together the story of a foundling child with unknown roots and her granddaughter’s search for the true history, beginning with a small suitcase and a book of unusual fairy tales. This expansive novel with Gothic elements and fairy tale motifs follows the lives of all those connected to Nell, [...]

the person and the people

Saturday, February 7th, 2015

In my twenty-seventh year, I: applied to grad school, moved in to the Lodge, gained a sister-in-law, celebrated my fourth wedding anniversary and my fifth library-versary, visited new cities, explored a small cave with a group of middle school girls, started a book club, had dinner with a favorite author, learned how to ski, joined a [...]