I'm dreadfully late to the Aimee Bender adoration club. But you know what they say: better late than never. One silver lining in discovering an author later than the masses is that you have a collection of works to enjoy instead of having to wait too long until you devour their next work. I read … Continue reading On My Bookshelf: An Invisible Sign of My Own
I received The Book of Questions by Pablo Neruda (Copper Canyon Press, 2001) for Christmas and started reading this slim volume right away. Here is the summary from the publisher:In The Book of Questions, Neruda refuses to be corralled by the rational mind. Composed of 316 unanswerable questions, these poems integrate the wonder of a … Continue reading On My Bookshelf: The Book of Questions
When I was at the delicate age of twelve there was a summer class offered on beauty. I remember the class description being vague, at best. My mother was thrilled, she has always been one for layering beauty on oneself. I thought the class might be more about cultivating inner beauty and positive self image. … Continue reading What season are you?