It's just poetry, it won't bite

An Unfortunate Misspelling

10.14.09 Posted in Birthdays, today's words, Writers on writing by

Brad Nelson is a former backyard samurai and blue jeans Zen master who spends most of his time now on the back porch with his pipe and a cup of coffee. He retired his sword and took up the pen after serving five years as an interrogator in the US Army. Brad is also a […]


Happy Birthday Oliver Wendell Holmes!

08.30.09 Posted in Birthdays, today's words, Writers on writing by

Born on August 29, 1809, Oliver Wendell Holmes epitomized duality. He was an influential physician and a well-regarded poet. A medical reformer, he was one of the first to identify puerperal fever as a communicable disease. He also spoke out against astrology and homeopathy as not being sciences. Perhaps as a bridge between his two […]