Category: Writing

Safe in the house

safe, safe in the house locked, locked by the sun to the couch I thought about freedom the cold shout the sharp blue and white of your height I thought of another life muffled and blurred with fluff where pain is held in the mouth where backs are turned to the south close for a […]

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Why people attend longer to podcasts than blogs

Here is a fascinating statistic about how different podcasts are from blogs, and not just in the obvious ways. Podcasts are still a minority taste (just), but — 80% of podcast listeners listen to an entire podcast episode or most of the episode. Why such high engagement? More Podcast Statistics (2019) from MusicOomph.com See all […]

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Word of the day—frame

The word frame works very hard these days and has so many meanings I can barely hold them all in my mind simultaneously. Frame looks so humble, an almost pronounceable non-ornamental monosyllable. And yet …

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Word of the day—almanac

I read this word today. The writer used it with a straight face on the assumption that we all know what it means. I love the word. Unpicked it hints of all maniacs, man ack ack — lots of aggro — and yet it looks so round and fat and insecure. I figure an almanac […]

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