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Seek Giacometti’s “The Palace at 4 a.m.” Go back two hours. See towers and curtain walls of matchsticks, marble, marbles, light, cloud at stasis. Walk in. The beggar queen is dreaming on her throne of words…You have arrived at the web home of Marly Youmans, maker of novels, poetry collections, and stories, as well as the occasional fantasy for younger readers.
- Seren of the Wildwood 2023
- Charis in the World of Wonders 2020
- The Book of the Red King 2019
- Maze of Blood 2015
- Glimmerglass 2014
- Thaliad 2012
- The Foliate Head 2012
- A Death at the White Camellia Orphanage 2012
- The Throne of Psyche 2011
- Val/Orson 2009
- Ingledove 2005
- Claire 2003
- The Curse of the Raven Mocker 2003
- The Wolf Pit 2001
- Catherwood 1996
- Little Jordan 1995
- Short stories and poems
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Tuesday, November 08, 2011
Alas, I must once again remind large numbers of Chinese salesmen and other worldwide peddlers that if they fall into the Gulf of Spam, they will be eaten by roaming Balrogs. The rest of you, lovers of grace, poetry, and horses (nod to Yeats--you do not have to be fond of horses), feel free to leave fascinating missives and curious arguments.
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Food pyramids are every bit as exciting as those at Giza - and if geezers gallop races while you race kids, there is a balance in that.ReplyDelete
Besides - you could always swap with him next time!
I hear that the desert is very dusty...
Oh well, that's all I can come up with at the moment!
You pour the balm of consolation into the wounded etc.
A true pal!
Good on you, Paul. I thought it was a pithy comment.ReplyDelete
Marly, I'm sure there's karma in here somewhere. You too will visit exotic lands again, sometime.
So much for consolation: I'd be ripped. However, I bet your imagination is a lot more exciting, and all the time, and for free!ReplyDelete
I am sure that if I had jounced horseback over the desert, I would today be feeling might sore...
I can't possibly keep up the pace of travel mania (let's see, the past year was Africa and Asia and a trip out west, I think)and manage my deadlines and children, so it does not bother me. Wales was sweet and quite enough for a while.
That's true, and didn't you go to Cambodia last year or the year before too?ReplyDelete
The typo war is on!
That was 2009. The first time I accompanied him on one of his big trips... My children have often taken a turn, so that has been good for them.
Make that OUR children!ReplyDelete