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The Worst Fairy Tale Ever

I’m going to tell you the worst fairy tale ever. Don’t worry — this fast read is worth it and includes key observations about storytelling.

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Nothing Gold Can Stay

Nature’s first green is gold, Her hardest hue to hold. Her early leaf’s a flower; But only so an hour. Then leaf subsides to leaf.

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You Are What You Write

What you write gives readers a window into who you are. In fact, you are what you write — don’t be foolhardy, fatuous, or fake.

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What Happened in the Rue Morgue

What happened in the Rue Morgue? Read Edgar Allan Poe’s short story and check out our new mystery and thriller podcast: Tea, Tonic, and Toxin!

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To an Athlete Dying Young

To an Athlete Dying Young The time you won your town the race We chaired you through the market-place; Man and boy stood cheering by,

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Wallpaper Meditation

When I was a child, I engaged in wallpaper meditation. I would sometimes would sit on my bed and stare at my bedroom wallpaper, a

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Joy Is Not Made to Be a Crumb

Mary Oliver, Don’t Hesitate (Joy Is Not Made to Be a Crumb) If you suddenly and unexpectedly feel joy, don’t hesitate. Give in to it.

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I’m Sorry You Saw Me Timmy …

“I’m sorry you saw me, Timmy. Now I’ll have to kill you.” Surely this is one of the most inspirational messages from Santa Claus ever.

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Noël (Anne Porter)

When snow is shaken From the balsam trees And they’re cut down And brought into our houses / When clustered sparks Of many-colored fire Appear

Aslan from Narnia - Replacement Dreams for Sale - Carolyn Daughters

Replacement Dreams on Sale for $29.95

My dreams are usually delightful or terrifying (no middle ground), but last night’s dreams were “meh.” That’s why I’m in the market for replacement dreams.

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The Hand (Mary Ruefle)

The Hand The teacher asks a question. You know the answer, you suspect you are the only one in the classroom who knows the answer,

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What Is Your Superpower?

What is your superpower? Are you Clark Kent by day, Superman by night? Can your employer or clients recognize what you’re really capable of doing?

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