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Thursday, March 14, 2013 05:57 pm
you word lovers out there have youdiscovered babble on the net it’s freefor a bit then continues so withoutstats to help but life membership ispeanuts it’s a combo boggle-scrabble new grid...
Thursday, March 7, 2013 05:57 pm
the institution where once I soproudly taught has introduced a minorcalled liberty studies partly funded bythe koch brothers urbana turned it downbut not us are we so desperate for dough?in the articl...
Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013 05:22 pm
well it was a crummy tricknot up to masterpiece standardsI understand the brits got hitwith both childbirth deaths onsuccessive christmas days wewere clobbered in februarymatthew it seems and maybesyb...
Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013 02:55 am
demi said hang on tothat thought whileI empty the hot waterbottle but I don’t knowwhether wonderingwhen and wherebaloney originatedis a thought worthhanging onto...
Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013 07:57 am

by guest poet Delinda Chapman

the next day, in thestillness of the moment,noting the candle’srhythmic flicker I knewthe walls were singing,reverberating from the joyoussounds of forty choir-camp voicesas they raised the roof...
Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013 05:56 pm
our river flooded and frozewhen the water receded thekids and I winter-hiked inthe sangamon bottomlandeach tree, thick and ancientto sapling slim, was circledabout waist high with a whiteice tutu a va...
Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013 01:26 pm

Lincoln, Krohe and fried chicken

STATE WORKERS NEED LINCOLNAbraham Lincoln’s most striking quality was his commitment to doing what was right, no matter what. As a lawyer, he passionately tried cases he believed in. As presiden...
Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013 09:09 am
NPR’s this american life had stories about thelengths some parents have gone to make thegood saint real I was too young to recall whenhe brought our pony but there are photos ofmy sisters and me...
Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012 04:41 am
“It’s no poem without rhymes!”Amaiya, neighbor friend, avowed.“I have learned it now in school,Poems rhyme, and that’s the rule!So none of yours in Illinois TimesAre trul...
Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012 10:31 am

Two famous locals’ work united in new book

Vachel Lindsay, a lifelong resident of Springfield, internationally renowned poet and author of 20 books of poetry and stories, was born in 1879. Two years before Lindsay’s death in 1931 came th...

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