As soon I read "Not What" by Mary Jo Malo, it reminded me so much of my dad, I knew I had to record it to commemorate his birthday on April 27. The photograph is my favorite of him in his vestments. It captures all the best of who he was. Call-and-Response As this is … Continue reading Call and Response: “Not What” by Mary Jo Malo
My Review The second edition of Keith Madsen’s novel Searching for Eden is the story of a grieving father’s quest to fulfill his fourteen-year-old daughter’s dying vision of the Garden of Eden as affirmation that life on this earth is in fact good. Joining him on this quest are Carmen Ortega, a fourteen-year-old prostitute, and … Continue reading #BookReview: Searching for Eden
I hope you enjoy this small moment of grace from as much as I did. It’s a gift.
Carol L. Gloor is a retired attorney who writes poetry only when she feels like it. Nonetheless, many online and hard copy journals have seen fit to publish her, most recently Highland Park Poetry – Winter Musesand Rust Belt Chicago. Her full length poetry collection, Falling Back, will be published sometime in the Spring, 2018, which is a good thing because she needs to start caring about the poems in it, again. She made enough money as a lawyer to be in the middle class, but quit when the irritation factor started to overwhelm the good stuff, the point where she started having dreams about telling clients what she really thought of them. Poetry is much more fun, although there’s no money in it, but she’s too old to care at this point. Better just to pet the cats.
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