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James Rovira · 1w ago

Poem: “The Magical Realist”

"The Magical Realist" Foundling of enchant- ed lands, dweller in starry ways, mythographer. 04-17-2017 Clinton, MSFiled under: American History and Culture, Haiku, Literature, Magical Realis...
James Rovira · 1W ago

Prom Night

Prom Night She'd worked a long time to earn enough money for the dress she wanted. Her softball team was behind her, and her teachers too, who saw that hard work and her bright eyed pride th...
James Rovira · 1M ago

Poet Jacobo Llano at Mississippi College

I’m proud to announce that Spanish poet Jacobo Llano visited Mississippi College last week and was able to speak to my Creative Writing: Poetry class. He also presented to Dr. Beth Stapleton...
James Rovira · 2M ago

Using Turnitin.com: Pros and Cons

I recently had an interesting and productive discussion on Twitter with some of my colleagues about the use of turnitin.com, and since I’ve been a turnitin.com user for about ten years now, ...
James Rovira · 2M ago

Poetry at Millsaps Today

Earlier today, Millsaps College had scheduled the Jamaican poet Claudia Rankine to visit campus and read her poetry. She’s the Frederick Iseman Professor of Poetry at Yale University, and un...
James Rovira · 2M ago

Liber Abaci

Liber Abaci O! Could any great stone, mountainous though it is, resist that wry, gentle, know- ing look that pierces your dark surfaces with humor like prismatic sunlight dript through summe...
James Rovira · 3M ago

An Open Letter to President Trump

Dear President Trump: In this letter, I’m going to presume to give you advice about how to make the adjustment to being President. It’s important to me because, like it or not, your decision...
James Rovira · 3M ago

2017

2017 love is stronger than death faith is stronger than sin truth is stronger than lies hope is stronger than fear life is stronger than denial love is stronger than death and every thing th...
James Rovira · 3M ago

Twenty Things I Learned on My Trip to Florida…

1. Pickle flavored sunflower seeds are very good. 2. BBQ flavored sunflower seeds are eh. Not bad. 3. My wife is like the recalcitrant whatever it is in Green Eggs and Ham. She would not try...
James Rovira · 4M ago

Diane Hoeveler Book Chat URL

The Romantic Circles Reviews and Receptions book chat devoted to the life and work of Diane Hoeveler will start at 10:00 a.m. ET on Friday, December 9th at the following link: https://zoom.u...