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I Love New York

for Rachel By J.S. Porter  [avatar user=”J.S.Porter” size=”thumbnail” align=”right”]J.S. Porter[/avatar] I love New York. I love it because…

Our Lady of the Veils

A superhero has a particular skill— impervious to bullets, good with webs, etc.— a particular flaw, kryptonite, say.…

The History of Poetry

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Why Read?

I used to say: Read because you get to know your shadow, you see the world multi-dimensionally, you understand the Other… But these are pastoral reasons, sheep-in-the-meadow reasons…

Un

According to David Crystal’s, ‘Think on my Words:’ Exploring Shakespeare’s Language, Shakespeare has a penchant for using Un in imaginative ways – 314 instances in the OED where he is the first citation for an Un-word…

Singing the Light

Singing the Light  for Sarah Hall                              by j.s. porter The day’s soot on an obscenely tense face,  an…