A Truant Disposition

"I must be idle."

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Featured Poem!

April is National Poetry Month and NPR is doing a special poetry thing where they select and feature tagged poetry tweets. Last night the senior producer of NPR’s Tell Me More tweeted that I’d made the cut (more likely the first cut) and my tweet was featured for Muses and Metaphor 2012! (You’ll have to […]

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Best of 2010 in <140

The first year I had this domain I pasted some of my tweets in occasionally. This has been a fairly eventful year for me as an author and musician, but what that’s meant in terms of tweets is fewer personal and poetic tweets. I thought about just posting those, but decided that if I’m going […]

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Beginning, Again

This blog began chaotically with a year’s worth of selected tweets (mine, not others—though that probably would’ve been more interesting). Looking back, my selection criteria seems to have been: poetic, whimsical and boring. Spelling, punctuation, and grammar go right out the window with the 140 character limitation of Twitter. Since I’m not very good at […]

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Wondering what I’ll have to do to appease the Evil Table Of Contents Fairy who runs amok whenever I look away. (Facebook status that should’ve been tweeted.)

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Worked until my brain turned to mush from looking at computer screen. Then a little gardening & tea. Wondering where to put the Bletilla.  5:37PM Roaming around yard with mug of tea in one hand & BlackBerry in the other. Time to quit dithering & dig. 5:42PM

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Woke up bright-eyed & bushy-tailed this Monday morning. So much to do—so much I *want* to do—that I don’t know where to start.     8:17 AM This does not seem right: that I’m losing momentum at the same time the dogs are gaining momentum.     3:14 PM

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Neighbors are building a patio awning. The ping ping ping of hammering on metal is surprising, pleasing pitch & rhythm punctuates birdsong. 8:47 AM I think I may have folded the space-time continuum to do 2 days of work in 1 day today. Time-lagged, space-happy, relaxing now. 7:55 PM

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Can’t seem to concentrate on work so I’m cleaning out themes directory on blog, previewing themes. Pleasant work that requires little of me.

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The morning has escaped me and run amok like a wild animal. Ever the optimist, I still hope to catch it…

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St. Patrick’s Day

Painted my nails green for St. Pat’s Day (like I need an excuse to): Opi’s Green-wich Village & for glittery top coat Opi’s Call My Cell-ery

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