Tag Archives: art

  1. Girl at Cafe


    May 11, 2017 by Ray Yanek

    She sits, steady, elbow on the wrought-iron table, chin resting on her palm.   She is alone, legs crossed under …
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  2. Hook-Beaked and Hollow– A Poem


    May 4, 2017 by Ray Yanek

    Hook-Beaked and Hollow We are hook-beaked and hollow-boned Soaring on tails of wind Roaming through dissipating breaths With the dust …
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  3. “Propriety”–An Original Poem


    May 2, 2017 by Ray Yanek

    Maybe this is more of an image exercise than a poem, but what the hell?  I’d figure I’d give it …
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  4. An Introduction to Poetry


    April 4, 2017 by Ray Yanek

      I’ve been a fan of poet Billy Collins ever since I taught his poem “Creatures” to a sophomore English …
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  5. Writing Retreats in a Post-Apocalyptic Wasteland


    March 28, 2017 by Ray Yanek

    With the advent of spring it naturally follows that you start looking to reclaim  the post-apocalyptic wasteland your yard morphed …
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  6. Flying to Neverland– via Plunis

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    March 24, 2017 by Ray Yanek

    My son is playing John in the school production of Peter Pan.  He’s in the sixth grade, this is his …
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  7. Virtuosity in a Box

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    March 14, 2017 by Ray Yanek

    By Takeshi Kuboki [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)%5D, via Wikimedia Commons   I used to coach high school football many years …
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