The Sentimentalist on the morning after his conversation with Anne-Marie Oomen about her memoirs and writing life.
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March 23, 2023, “After Filling Out the Brackets”
The Sentimentalist has his coffee, his brackets, his losses, a book report… but no dog! (The dog is fine. Just out of frame.)
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…
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…
December 22, 2022, “Christmas: The War in Ukraine”
The Sentimentalist shares Christmas past, present, and hope for the future.
December 15, “Dailiness”
The Sentimentalist shares sentiments on last night’s big annual reading, our power outage and popcorn, and a lovely poem that braids joy and sorrow.
December 8, 2022, “It’s Christmas”
The Santas are here with a pile of great books, including Ross Gay’s amazing treatises on Joy! Not an easy Joy, but the best kind.