A More Positive Perspective

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Here Come The Spyders

I know why you’re here. You have questions, right? Too many loose ends, too many incomplete stories. You tried connecting the dots, but you need more info. You want some answers, and you want them now. Fair enough. You’ve come to the right place. It’s my job to tell...

If You Can’t Beat ’em, Join ’em!

My Furred and Feathered Friends My friend Michael P. is at war with a squirrel he's named the Dark Lord SquirrelRon. I am somewhat more amused by my own garden squirrels; after all, being an amateur gardener, I view their thieving mischief as high compliments. I...

How I Met The Spyders

I’m Apeksha Rao, a YA author from India, and I’m here to talk to you about my debut novel, Along Came A Spyder.

Mother, Touchstone, Friend

We mothers – we are merely rudders, guiding our children’s ships through the storms and over the turbulent seas of life – we guide them as steadily and as best we can, but we are not the only influence that determines the outcome of the journey… Who am I today? I am a...

The Inconstant Blogger

It is a poorly-kept secret that I have been writing "elsewhere" and not on this blog, the last couple of weeks.  My friend Rasheed Hooda, who once declared me Queen of the No-Niche Bloggers, likes to do to me what I so blithely do to others. Like the Pied Piper, but...

How to Use Flipboard: Curated Content & Feed Reader

Flipboard is a place to discover and share content you enjoy. Here’s how to use it.
Dire Dullness

Dire Dullness

We meet with stark denial The unspeakable unknown. A dire dullness creeps, Settles, swaths in sleep A dawning, drowning Dismal truth. Wild-eyed the...

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Bedsheets

Bedsheets

I don't sew. Or didn't, Though I bought a machine: A nice, beginner-level sewing machine, along with some "how-to" books. They all wanted me to make...

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Antipatheia

Antipatheia

Steel-gray, the morning sky, done with night's temper tantrum, spent, resigned itself to quiet weeping. Joy, sapped of strength and spirit, lay...

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Two Armadillos’ Strife

Two Armadillos’ Strife

I have a love-hate relationship with poetry, including my own. Too much of it is contrived, precious, melodramatic, and affected. This one, though, makes me laugh, and maybe cements my claim to being the only person who’s written a poetic ode to roadkill in sonnet form.

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Bullfrog and Bullfeathers

Bullfrog and Bullfeathers

Having grown up with unruly twin brothers whose tall tales were as hilarious as their lies were pellucid, she was more than a match for this lot, but they mustn’t see her crack a smile, let alone laugh.

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