Monthly Archives: May 2009

Absolutely brilliant

Stabley Fish’s brilliant blog “The Writing Lesson” is the finest peice of writing about teaching writing I’ve ever read.  A short read, an enlightening piece.


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Why they did what they did

There they were, all in a row, crowding the wires strung high over the street, balanced over tight-gripping claws, looking something like small crows.  They were sparrows.

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Spelling your name, 3 drafts

Last night I fell asleep under only a sheet.  There was a chill rain all night, and my windows were open.  Later I woke from the cold.  My right hand was tracing the name of the man I love in the sheets, which was surprising and memorable.

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