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Poetry Around the Clock

Poetry Around the Clock

By on 12 April, 2018 in Kate and Stephen with 1 Comment

Brandie Johnson, the manager at Court Street’s Read Herring Books (formerly New South Books), has big ambitions for National Poetry Month. She’s planning for 24 consecutive hours of poetry at four venues across Midtown Montgomery starting April 19. The event will commence at Read Herring, move to Product of Montgomery on Madison for the Thursday […]

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American Happiness: Humor and Horror

American Happiness: Humor and Horror

By on 7 February, 2017 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments

Update: Jacqueline Allen Trimble, chair of the department of languages and literatures at Alabama State University in Montgomery was named as the recipient of the Seven Sister Book Award for the best book of the year. Jacqueline Allen Trimble‚Äôs first poetry collection, American Happiness, exposes the central irony we live and breathe in the United […]

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Moody’s Hardware Stores

Moody’s Hardware Stores

By on 21 May, 2010 in Kate and Stephen, Shopping with 6 Comments

I like the man-smell of a hardware store: odors of old leather, fresh cut lumber, oiled machines, limey smell of plaster and new paint. I like the men who come to hardware stores, men with calloused hands in dirty jeans and sweaty shirts, men who work. I remember times we came together for shingles and […]

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