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The Raven by E.A. Poe

The Raven by E.A. Poe

The Raven Edgar Allan Poe

[First published in 1845]

horizontal spaceOnce upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered weak and weary,
Over many a quaint and curious volume of forgotten lore,
While I nodded, nearly napping, suddenly there came a tapping,
As of some one gently rapping, rapping at my chamber door.
`’Tis some visitor,’ I muttered, `tapping at my chamber door -
Only this, and nothing more.’Ah,…

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Craft: Hanging Jewellery Display

Craft: Hanging Jewellery Display

Originally posted on :

Imagine this scenario: You’re running late. You rush around frantically trying to get ready and look somewhat presentable for the day ahead of you. Upon opening your jewelry drawer, you find your necklaces and bracelets all tangled up in a jumbled mess, making it almost impossible to pick out the appropriate accessories to complete your outfit. Exasperated and frustrated,…

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Sunday reflection…..what seeds are you sowing?

Sunday reflection…..what seeds are you sowing?

Originally posted on Purplerays:

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“The thorns which I have reap’d are of the tree
I planted; they have torn me, and I bleed.
I should have known what fruit would spring from such a seed.”
― George Gordon Byron

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I’m Sorry We Can’t Be Friends

I’m Sorry We Can’t Be Friends

I’m sorry we can’t be friends.

I know you have tried to say you are sorry. I get it. But the fact is that you are who you are and we are not compatible. I am letting go of the past, it’s over.

I had a lot of hurt that finally burst out of me, burning hot and melting everything in it’s path. But that mountain of pain has settled, ashes blown away, and I am ready for regrowth. I am stronger now,…

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Kim and Sam’s Review of Landline by Rainbow Rowell

Kim and Sam’s Review of Landline by Rainbow Rowell


Who has read Landline?

Originally posted on Reflections of a Book Addict:

lrrSo if you haven’t heard of Rainbow Rowell yet, let staffer Sam and I gush over her for you. She’s an author who writes both Adult and Teen contemporary fiction. She champions the people whose voices aren’t always heard. The voices of the different. The small. The people who sometimes need a push in the right…

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The Catcher in the Rye and Coffee

The Catcher in the Rye and Coffee


How many of us have been in these shoes?

Originally posted on Fighting For A Chance To Dream:

pile of books

As I drove to Barnes and Noble, I knew I had to have a plan and I went in with determination and a plan. I was getting a copy of Catcher in the Rye, a coffee, and leaving. No browsing, no other books.

I needed a classic book written in first person for ideas on sentence structure for the memoir…

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Weekly Writing Challenge: Your movie

Weekly Writing Challenge: Your movie

This week we want you to tell us which book you think should be made into a movie.  Who are the actors playing your favorite characters?  What changes would you make?

Don’t forget to post it on your blog or your Facebook and post the link here in the comment section.  You can also post your links on our Facebook page

To participate, tag your post with FireFlychallenge and include a link to this…

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