The Sentimentalist has his coffee, his brackets, his losses, a book report… but no dog! (The dog is fine. Just out of frame.)
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March 16, 2023, “The Rain on the Burren, Part II”
The Sentimentalist recalls his time in Ireland, proposes adopting the Irish view of Poetry, gives a book report or two (ten), and generally prepares for the festivities.
March 9, 2023, “Why We Stay”
The Sentimentalist’s pets attempt a coup, (but do not succeed.) A littler way to live, fed by some ideas from Zadie, some from the man who walked backwards, and always, the dog…
One Unending Song
A great bunch of us read at Fountain Street Church from the anthology of poems for Ukrain, “Busy Griefs, Raw Towns,” (Check in with Schuler Books if you need your own copy. Proceeds go to Ukranian Relief Fund). The church AV team taped and edited the reading, bless them. If you missed it, you can catch up here:
March 2, 2023, “Watching”
The Sentimentalist Bop, from books to memories to articles to the End of the English Major, and good old Dr. Bleasby.
February 23, 2023, “After Learning a Literary Magazine’s Editor Expects the First Line to Be a Grabber
The Sentimentalist on ice storms and basketball and neuropathy, oh my!
February 16, 2023, “Love Poem”
The Sentimentalist recounts a busy week in poetry, and then runs amok in the search of an old poem…
February 9, 2023, “Rain on the Burren”
The Sentimentalist is damp from walkies with Vivian. Also reading about rain. Also remembering rain, and a forecaster he met.
February 2, 2023, “It’s Often Time to Feed the Birds”
The Sentimentalist on Time and The News and the best part of the day…
January 26, 2023, “Let Comfort Come”
The sentimentalist is thinking about the professionalization of arts and literature, (not a fan of where that’s headed), and the value of comforts, great and small.