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Posts Tagged ‘anthology’

Day 863 May 13 2011

In 5th line on May 13, 2011 at 10:35 am

I’m the flooded tiles in the bathroom where the water flowed and flowed.~~In This Light: New & Selected Stories by Melanie Rae Thon

Day 854 May 4 2011

In 5th line on May 4, 2011 at 10:43 am

“Miss Emily met them at the door, dressed as usual and with no trace of grief on her face.”~~from “A Rose for Emily” by William Faulkner in My Mistress’s Sparrow is Dead: Great Love Stories from Chekov to Munro edited by Jeffrey Eugenides

A collection of 27 love stories spanning the realm.

Day 851 May 1 2011

In 5th line on May 1, 2011 at 11:31 am

“Three hundred yards at least, too far for a confident shot, but I raised my rifle anyway.”~~Everything Ravaged, Everything Burned by Wells Tower

A collection of stories about men down on their luck.

Day 844 April 24 2011

In 5th line on April 24, 2011 at 10:01 am

“For he said, “I am the son of God.'”~~Jesus, Keep Me Near the Cross: Experiencing the Passion and Power of Easter by Nancy Guthrie

A collection of readings and sermons. Tis the reason for this season. Happy Easter.

Day 843 April 23 2011

In 5th line on April 23, 2011 at 10:35 am

“Commercial forestry in the twentieth century vigorously suppressed wildfires and redefined the burn as an aesthetic and ecologic tragedy.”~~Home Ground: Language for an American Landscape edited by Barry Lopez and Debra Gwartney

45 writers show how landscape shapes language.

Day 839 April 19 2011

In 5th line on April 21, 2011 at 2:35 pm

“When the men caught sight of Mr. Boggis walking forward in his black suit and parson’s collar, they stopped talking and seemed suddenly to stiffen and freeze, becoming absolutely still, motionless, three faces turned towards him, watching him suspiciously as he approached.”~~from “Parson’s Pleasure” in Collected Stories by Roald Dahl

Welcome to the dark side of Dahl.

Day 813 March 24 2011

In 5th line on March 24, 2011 at 10:25 am

“It was my favorite time of year.”~~The Guy Not Taken by Jennifer Weiner

A collection of short stories about relationships.

Day 787 February 26 2011

In 5th line on February 26, 2011 at 11:55 am

“On bare scraping feet Faustina nears the bed.”~~ from the poem “Faustina” or “Rock Roses” from the anthology Elizabeth Bishop: Poems, Prose and Letters by Elizabeth Bishop

A collection of Bishop’s work.

Day 782 February 21 2011

In 5th line on February 21, 2011 at 11:54 am

“These were hard times, depressed times, though the house was big and long, in its long hedged lawn: flowering shrubs in front and on the sides, and a grass terrace behind, a lawn broken by cherry trees and an English-walnut tree, and then a vegetable garden, a pear tree, a burning barrel, and a chicken house.”~~My Father’s Tears and Other Stories by John Updike

Beautiful short stories by Updike.

Day 752 January 22 2011

In 5th line on January 22, 2011 at 10:05 am

“Fair river!”~~Edgar Allan Poe: Poetry and Tales by Edgar Allan Poe; edited by Patrick F. Quinn

The genius of Edgar Allan Poe – in verse and prose.