Monthly Archives: November 2012

If a Picture’s Worth a Thousand Words, What’re a Thousand Words Worth?

by Harvey Lillywhite. The ordinary, painfully beautiful world, beyond words— those little cathedrals of imagination I live in: in the small garden outside my front door, an orange tiger lily, which was supposed to bloom in the early summer, just … Continue reading

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Words of the Storm.

by Julie Prince. Epic. Unprecedented. Potentially devastating. You’ll hear these words as the TV newscasters ramp up the histrionics before an impending hurricane, especially in a region where they hit comparatively infrequently, like the Northeast, and especially in a hot … Continue reading

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GROWL AND COO.

by David D. Horowitz.   The term “onomatopoeia” evoked giggling in the grade-school classroom where our teacher first wrote it on the blackboard. I did not take it seriously until I studied English literature at the graduate level, where I learned … Continue reading

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