All posts tagged: home

Carolina Coast by Hugh Findlay

Photos: Surf fisherman in chair – Topsail Beach NC. Fishing is hard work! Sunset branch closeup – sunset at Surf City NC. Facing west over the intracoastal. Boat & dock – Ocracoke NC. Shot taken with an old Blackberry. Under the pier – Wrightsville Beach […]

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Tundra Dawn by Denise Merat

A small band of scarlet pushes up against blue dark horizon, a slow reversal –  one minute less than yesterday.   Shuffling into slippers, I slide on my long, black woolen coat and wrap my scarf against the chill, snug about my neck. In late […]

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Home Ground by Liliana Manzone

In early morning mist scented by the Pacific Ocean’s breeze, the garden leaves shimmered under tiny droplets in the muted light.   A farmer at heart and now an urban gardener, I would descended the creaky, cold back stairs, drawn down by the strip of earth […]

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Cottage Rules by Gloria Nixon-John

 1959 was the year the music died. The Detroit Tigers were in fourth place the summer of ‘59, and Fidel Castro’s bearded face was on the front page of The Detroit Times day after day.  I was thirteen that year, in that limbo between being a […]

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Vassals of the Land by Nicholas Guerreiro

 An Essay on Home Maybe thirty metres down from the gravel shoulder where your cousin Manuel transcribed an arc with his bristled arm and said in brisk Portuguese what was your land and what was not, you take a hard turn into the bush. What […]

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The Latitude of Home by Joanell Serra

An Essay on Home On a recent winter night, I curled up on the worn velvet of a plushy chair in a spacious, if poorly lit, hotel lobby. As the clock struck midnight, my companions and I continued a lively conversation that had started with […]

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