Gimbling in the Wabe – “Renascence” by Edna St. Vincent Millay

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Edna St. Vincent Millay was already a published poet in her teen years, but it was at age nineteen when she submitted her poem, Renascence, to a contest run by The Lyric Year that the world sat up and took notice – not because it won, but because it didn’t. Ms. Millay’s work – clearly [….]

Gimbling in the Wabe – Too Many Books

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The other day, a wordy site I follow on Facebook, “Word Porn” (meh on the name, but hey),  gave me a word that actually resonated:  tsundoku.  It means (according to the site) “buying books and not reading them; letting books pile up unread on shelves or floors or nightstands”.  I quipped that since I had [….]