I Have a Coin
I have a coin I deem a treasure.
One side bears the sign of extinction,
And the other, an instance of nature.
But it’s not a coin; it’s a seal,
And the meaning of this distinction
Is the unbearable sadness I feel
With experience, or with closure.
It seems like a double exposure,
But the knowledge of impermanence
Bleeds into the ideal likeness
Of mortality in its eminence—
Added by Short-short Stories & Riddles on May 12, 2017 at 8:00am — No Comments
I don't know if this is true for my fellow writers, but proofing can be the most difficult part of the process. I received the ARC today for October's Sam Blackman Mystery and will begin the last review for typos or formatting errors that have eluded my editor, my copy editor, and myself. Amazing that there is always something that the brain "fixes" and we don't see.
Hope springs eternal that the October release will be typo-free. The mystery is set against the historic backdrop of…Continue
Added by Mark de Castrique on May 6, 2017 at 9:00am — No Comments
For a monument in a parking lot
How might an artist portray a Plott?
The Forga family owns the only downtown parking lot in Hazelwood and wants a statue of a Plott Hound, the N.C. State Dog, put at its center in honor of the late Robert Forga and his wife, Viola. The family engaged the Waynesville Public Art Commission to find an artist, and now the decision’s down to three
Added by Rob Neufeld on May 5, 2017 at 4:08pm — No Comments
Another riddle, since you liked the first so much
List of baseball outfielders with names that have to do with layers of the earth, in order of sports greatness.
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Added by Short-short Stories & Riddles on May 2, 2017 at 12:30pm — No Comments