Monthly Archives: April 2012

Guest blogger: Walker T. Allen

Walker wrote a poem last Wednesday night, and I thought it was worth sharing. He learned about children less fortunate than he–in particular, a girl who has little or nothing. Poem by Walker T. Allen No food, No toys, No … Continue reading

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Tough Stuff

tough stuff by Sara Marie Allen tough stuff.      tell my child,           chin up,                it’s a cruel world,                     don’t care what they say. I see his skin, tender      like a molted spider’s,           harden in the elements. … Continue reading

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Thank You Notes

It seems that thank you notes are becoming a thing of the past. I know that I still expect them, and I still write them (sometimes late, but I usually still write them). In this day and age, maybe a … Continue reading

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I bought some old dining room chairs a few weeks ago. They were truly hideous, but they had “good bones”. It was hard to see past the stained seats, the scraped up legs, and a busted chair back to what they could … Continue reading

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