Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012 01:48 am

(more from annals of elspeth)

dear tooth fairy: I have lost three molars and one eyetooth since you have lastpaid me and you don’t haveto pay me anything if you canarrange with my mom so she gives me a clothes allowance next...
Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012 11:59 pm
can’t believe I’d ever admit jane austenhas written a dull book but just finishedmansfield park last read many years agoit’s incredibly poor why is edmund such adope who’d ever...
Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012 10:03 am
had some interesting talk at writers groupt’other night yosh told how a stranger cameinto the flower shop stood by her and recitedichi, ni, san, shi, the japanese numbers to tenyosh has never le...
Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012 07:26 am
furniture poem #1 my parlor is commanded by apowder blue chair fairly comfyslightly fuzzy very ah yes verypowder blue donated by a friendwhose husband couldn’t stand itthose who gather in my dom...
Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012 12:08 pm
my chinesefortune cookieinforms me “youhave a charming way with words” then adds a gentle command: “write a letter this week” okey-doke...
Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012 06:13 am
just heard on NPR tahiti trot by shostakovichhe’d been dared to orchestrate in just one hourthe popular tune tea for two did a grand jazzy jobit reminds me of those contests that crop upevery no...
Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012 04:57 pm
musicpoem #21thinking about great moments I wasa timid college kid out of my depth attanglewood the famous music campkoussevitzky ambled the paths like awindow shopper I could spot from adistance take...
Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012 07:23 am
Readingpoem #7A British author of uniquebooks for kids and adults,William Mayne, has been afavorite in our family; wemust have a dozen of hisvolumes. My daughter, Demi,as an adult, said to me: “...
Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012 05:32 pm
pa, ma, six nearly grown kids reside inthe forest behind my vermont friend’srural home the eight wild turkeys(tom, hen, jakes and jennies) find thepickings in irena’s garden a smorgasbordt...

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