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The Storming Bohemian Punks The Muse: 2021 Edition #4—’Making Something of Myself’

At the Horizon School for Gifted Children it was announced that there would be an art contest. All the students would make something. A picture,…

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Patrick Earl Ryan on Seeing Yourself Not Only as a Victim, but as a Perpetrator of Harm and Hurt, Too

Patrick Earl Ryan on Seeing Yourself Not Only as a Victim, but as a Perpetrator of Harm and Hurt, Too

An interview with Patrick Earl Ryan from The Write Stuff series: Patrick Earl Ryan was born and raised in New Orleans and lives in San Francisco. He is the…

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Brian Lucas on Unlocking a Secret Code to a Bountiful and Utopian “Nowhere”

Brian Lucas on Unlocking a Secret Code to a Bountiful and Utopian “Nowhere”

An interview with Brian Lucas from The Write Stuff series: Brian Lucas lives in Oakland, CA. His most recent book is Now Land (ink drawings with an accompanying CD of music),…

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The Storming Bohemian Punks The Muse: 2021 Edition #2: “Let The Dreaming Begin”

I could write many thoughts for this column as we start off a New Year. A New Year should be a time of hope and…

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The Storming Bohemian Punks The Muse: 2021 Edition #1 – “Book Review: ‘That Time of Year: A Minnesota Life’ by Garrison Keillor”

Hello everybody, and hooray! It is 2021. And I will no longer be identifying these columns as “Covid Editions”—now that a new administration will be…

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The Storming Bohemian Punks The Muse: COVID 19 Edition #52 – “Gonna Chill With The Muse”

Written on 12/08/2020 It’s a humbling thought, but I don’t suppose that any of my readers, much loved though you are, particularly noticed that I…

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Nicholas James Whittington on Finding Time and Space to Visit that Place Called Poetry

Nicholas James Whittington on Finding Time and Space to Visit that Place Called Poetry

An interview with Nicholas James Whittington from The Write Stuff series: Nicholas James Whittington is a poet, scholar, educator, editor, printer, publisher and father living in Oakland, CA since…

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Jennifer Hasegawa on the Light Shining Out from Our Navels

An interview with Jennifer Hasegawa from The Write Stuff series: Jennifer Hasegawa is a Pushcart Prize-nominated poet who has sold funeral insurance door-to-door and had her suitcase stolen from…

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The Storming Bohemian Punks The Muse: Covid Edition #51 – “Here Comes Santa With All Those Damned Claws”

Written on 11/25/2000 I grew up in a culturally Jewish home, but we were not religious. We sang some prayers (sort of—nobody knew more than…

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