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The Lazy Blogger - Rose Mary Boehm

I think, I write, I am a poet, I am a photographer, I am opinionated, I am political - and not always in this order. I read in five languages and sometimes dig up some interesting stuff.

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Ian Kershaw
October 2013
28
text: Some English Fun
Told you I was a 'lazy blogger'. I find stuff and post it - but I DO write something myself sometimes [BIG GRIN]. This is jus...
October 2013
27
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reviewed: The Crafty Poet by Diane Lockward
Would-be poets, young poets, those who write a poem a year or prolific poets, this book is an inspiration as well as a tool s...
The Crafty Poet: A Portable Workshop - Diane Lockward, Drew Myron, Deborah Bogen, Kathryn Stripling Byer, Edward Byrne, Kelly Cherry, Philip F. Deaver, Bruce Dethlefsen, Caitlin Doyle, Patricia Fargnoli, Ann Fisher-wirth, Amy Gerstler, Kim Addonizio, Karin Gottshall, Jennifer Gresham, JoAnn Balingit, Ellen Ba
October 2013
16
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October 2013
15
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text: From snollygoster to wamblecropt - handy forgotten words
From snollygoster to wamblecropt, these forgotten words just might come handy, says the author of The Horologicon Absolutel...
October 2013
03
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This will be a pivotal book for me. So far it keeps me enthralled. For so many years now I have put my German-ness into a big...
Hitler - Ian Kershaw
August 2013
10
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I won't repeat what it says on the back of the cover except for the last sentence: "Compulsively readable, propelled by sorro...
American Pastoral - Philip Roth
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Last night I finished, sometimes laughing out loud, one of the most delicious books I’ve read in a while: the SONGBOOK FOR HA...
Songbook for Haunted Boys and Girls - Wayne McNeill
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finished reading:
August 2013
09
reviewed:
FUGITIVE PIGMENTS by Ruth BavettaSo I write a review. I want to share this collection of Bavetta’s poetry with everyone. Even...
Fugitive Pigments - Ruth Bavetta
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April 2013
04
reviewed: The Insomniac's House
I am hopelessly in love with Swampy Woman. Lisa J. Cihlar's 'The Insomniac's House' drips with estrogen. And quite a bit of t...
The Insomniac's House - Lisa J. Cihlar
March 2013
30
reviewed:
No coherent or objective(?) critique from me here. This book made me laugh out loud, swallow hard, re-think one or another pr...
The River Why - David James Duncan
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December 2012
06
reviewed:
I am half-way through. It's a diary without self-pity of a pitiless time in the jungles of Peru. Werner Herzog shot Fitzcarra...
Conquest of the Useless: Reflections from the Making of Fitzcarraldo - Werner Herzog, Krishna Winston
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