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“Poetry doesn’t pay!” At least, not in the old model.

I’ve been writing since I was about eight years old. My first writing project was a collection of short stories about a pebble and his friends, and their adventures in a stream. I wrote four stories, one for each season. … Continue reading

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The worst sort of poverty of all

At the risk of sounding like I’m comparing “grades of poor” and not fairly assessing the trauma and desperation of the deeply impoverished, I’m going to talk “big picture” for a few moments. This comes after a Black Friday of … Continue reading

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M3 – Mindless Money Myths that Don’t Help

Many people have defined and redefined “myth” over time. Bruce Lincoln defines myth as “ideology in narrative form”.[4] Joseph Campbell, the eminent scholar and mythologist, defined “myth” as “clues to the spiritual potentialities of the human life.” Alan Dundes, Euhemerus, … Continue reading

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