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The Storming Bohemian Punks The Muse: Covid Edition #30 – “The Answer, My Friend . . . “

Written on 08-09-20 This morning I enjoyed housekeeping. It took me two hours to clean the kitchen, vacuum the floors, and dust as I must….

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The Storming Bohemian Punks The Muse: Covid Edition #29 – “Make The Damn Bed”

Written on 08-06-20 I have now been writing these COVID-19 Edition Punks The Muse columns for 14 weeks. They are helping me to survive this…

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The Storming Bohemian Punks The Muse: Covid Edition #28 – “Be The Great Love Of Your Life”

Written on 8/04/2020 I last went to work 147 days ago. Nearly half a year, living in the United States of COVID-19. It has been…

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The Storming Bohemian Punks The Muse: Covid 19 Edition #27 – “Memory Magic”

Written on 07/25/20 Today I did yard work by the patio of my rented house. I’m trying to improve it so I can enjoy it…

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The Storming Bohemian Punks The Muse: Covid Edition #26 – “Absurdly Indulgent Writing About Flushing Your Head Down The Toilet, St. Benedict, Obeying The Time, The Rise And Fall Of Civilizations, And A Call Out To Ru Paul.”

Written on July 28, 2020. Today, I feel like I have nothing to write about. I feel like when I was a little boy and…

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The Storming Bohemian Punks The Muse: Covid 19 Edition #25 – “It’s true. The more things change the more they stay the same.”

So, like you (probably) I struggle to some degree with COVID 19 depression. There are those days I just don’t want to get out of…

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Marina Lazzara on Remembering Your Dreams

An interview with Marina Lazzara from The Write Stuff series: Marina Lazzara received an MA in Poetics from New College of California and has published in various literary magazines…

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The Storming Bohemian Punks The Muse Covid Edition #24: “No matter how bad things get, they can always be made verse.”

So, I don’t want to write about the plague today, or creeping (galloping?) fascism in the good ol’ USA, or orange mold in the White…

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The Storming Bohemian Punks The Muse: Covid 19 Edition #23 – “The Invisible Baseball Bat”

Paradoxically, writers in general are simultaneously notoriously reclusive and remarkably sociable. To do our work, we must spend hours alone with words, reading and writing…

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The Storming Bohemian Punks The Muse: Covid 19 Edition #22 – “Summer, 2020”

Written on 07-14-2020 As advised, I try to follow a “living in the time of COVID-19” schedule. It goes something like this: 5:15 a.m. –…

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