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Strange Faces

Some of us have strange faces. Mine, when I look in the mirror, seems all bones: the jaws are prominent, the cheekbones angular, the nose prominent and angular. I have the ordinary features one has on a face, of course: … Continue reading

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Shoes of Bark

Shoes of Bark by Theodora Goss What would you think if I told you that I was beautiful? That I walked through the orchards in a white cotton dress, wearing shoes of bark. In early morning, when mist lingered over … Continue reading

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Teaching at Stonecoast III

I meant to write my third blog post on teaching at Stonecoast before I left for Mythcon, but I just didn’t have time. It’s been such a busy summer . . . But here it is, the third and final … Continue reading

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The Gentleman

The Gentleman by Theodora Goss Has the milk gone sour this morning? are there tracks upon the floor where you could have sworn you swept carefully the night before? Are the window shutters open? Did the clock forget to chime? … Continue reading

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Teaching at Stonecoast II

This is the second in my “Teaching at Stonecoast” series, about what I did during this summer’s Stonecoast MFA Program residency. In this post, I want to talk more about the sorts of things we covered in my two workshops. … Continue reading

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Teaching at Stonecoast I

I’m recovering from the Stonecoast summer residency. What, you may ask, is Stonecoast? And what is a residency? Stonecoast is the MFA program in which I teach, and the residency is a ten-day period when all the students and faculty … Continue reading

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Autumn’s Song

Autumn’s Song by Theodora Goss You are not alone. If they could, the oaks would bend down to take your hands, bowing and saying, Lady, come dance with us. The elder bushes would offer their berries to hang from your … Continue reading

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