Take Your Turn

In 1971 my brother and I traveled cross-country from South Carolina to see the national parks we had been reading about in National...

Choose Your Words Carefully

Poets know every word requires deliberation—is it the exact denotation, the right connotation? Does it have a sound value resonant to...

A Pause at the Crossing Gates

Remember when railroad crossings had caution signs that read “Stop. Look. Listen”? Paying attention might save your life, the terse...

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