Category Archives: Literature

Comradery of the arts

“Rubber magnets… Highlights magazines with some doctor’s name on them… The snug saltbox houses at the end of the street that he loved so much… Charlotte’s web… Nobody said boo and we walked inside… Selling his record collection for a … Continue reading

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The Lizzie Bennet Diaries

The story of Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen is still enjoyed by today’s audiences, but never quite like this. The Lizzie Bennet Diaries is a web series done in video-blog format that follows Lizzie, a modern version of Austen’s … Continue reading

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The Price of Admission

I write. I write for classes. I write for me. Or at least I used to. Recently I haven’t been able to do it–to produce what I want, to say things the way I used to be able to. I’ve been … Continue reading

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The American Shakespeare Company!

This past weekend the American Shakespeare Company visited our lovely campus. If you missed them, shame on you, unless you had a perfectly good reason like homework or something. I had the chance of meeting some of the players last … Continue reading

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The Return of Serialized Fiction

Starting this past September, Amazon began releasing new items called Kindle Serials. Instead of buying the whole book at once, the consumer buys the book a portion at a time. With a tagline like “Great reads, one episode at a time” … Continue reading

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Praise “Poetry For Peace”

Today marked the last “Poetry for Peace” of the semester and, as Dr. Marina Llorente said, there was a full house!  With the light rain outside, this week’s trend, it was the perfect afternoon to escape the cloudy day blues … Continue reading

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Are You Afraid of the Dark? I remember watching watching Nickelodeon’s “Are You Afraid of the Dark”, with my older sister, among other old television shows and movies.  Halloweentown anyone?  That’s really all I will watch as far as … Continue reading

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Country Club Croquet

Lately I’ve been reading a book of ‘flash fiction’, and I decided to give it a try. I’m not really sure what the flash fiction rules are, if any, but I wrote this at breakfast this morning when I woke … Continue reading

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The Recall

The Recall by Stephen Moore ’10 Jim looks down at his breakfast:  a cup of coffee, toast, two eggs sunny side up, and two slices of ham. “Honey, these eggs sure are beautiful,” he calls out affectionately as he pokes … Continue reading

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White Zinfandel

White Zinfandel by Lienne Carroll ’10 Hard day, Stressed day, Slam down in a chair. Deep breath—drop back, Hover on two legs with closed eyes and Negative balance. Head-roll, Side to side, Deep breath in— ———————– Deep breath out. Hip-high … Continue reading

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