Carol S. Mann
Bits and Pieces
“He knew everyone had flaws. People fell from grace all the time. But some people fell further than others.” From “Ferrelli’s Fall” (Creek Songs).
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Writing About a Piece of Art
The hummingbird in this painting by artist JoAnn Fallstone becomes a metaphor for the writing of a piece of prose poetry. Art can inspire words onto paper, adding another layer of meaning to the story the painting already portrays. The … Continue reading
A Time to Remember
Memorial Day. A day to remember those who have sacrificed. It’s impossible to see an honored last resting place or a national monument without feelings of loss, of love, of deep appreciation. Without thoughts about lives denied. On this day … Continue reading
Ekphrasis. Pardon me? What did you say?
Until a few years ago, I wasn’t familiar with the word ekphrasis. Hence, “Pardon me? What did you say?” Then I participated in an event conducted by the National League of American Pen Women, Palm Springs Branch, an organization composed … Continue reading
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