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A Wordy Worthy Read

If a journey of one thousand miles begins with a single step, the road to understanding the struggles of literary pursuit in education begin with Mark Edmundson’s essay Why Read? A relatively short work in terms of length it none … Continue reading

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The Deconstruction of a Modern Myth

Consider yourself officially blogged into the Humanities Program at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Dan Brown’s contemporary novel, The DaVinci Code blends the lines between fact and fiction and builds a case against one of humanity’s most widely … Continue reading

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Seven Years

You are like words; Like water and like songs Fluid and long and wet, You slide over me. I close my eyes and sleep; Waiting and wondering What hymn this thirst will ease. For now I’ll pen you in; A … Continue reading

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Word of Day

Ekphrasis : The use of language as either commentary or description when writing about a piece of visual art; the painting of a picture with words. Can be employed to either support or alter the visual artist’s original work. Now … Continue reading

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Rita and Anna

You can never have enough pictures of your Mom…never.  

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