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Why I <3 Facebook Birthdays

Put Aside Your Cynicism and Celebrate Social-Media Style Today is my birthday. But if you’re one of my 1,200+ Facebook friends, you already know that, because Facebook broadcasts the news. And I love it! My eight Facebook birthdays to date have been among my...

Dream Hotel

What follows is a note and poem that my mother sent me about seven years ago, after I published a chapbook of my poetry titled, “Dream House.”  I am posting it here (and on my other blog) in honor of Mom’s 78th birthday. (Happy Birthday Mom.) Hi...

Birthday Poem

Going Gray I am winter’s unrelenting frost, I am the tresses Rapunzel’s suitors Never anticipated. I am an unwanted birthday party Of stubborn guests. I am a painting after the rain has streamed over it, Colorless tears crying its length. I am the alchemist’s...