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Ping Pong AKA Table Tennis

April 30th, 2015 | Posted by Evelyn Cole

Table tennis is to ping pong as coq-au-vin is to fried chicken. I grew up with ping pong and three older brothers, the youngest of whom was left handed, like me. He taught me how to spin the ball on a serve. From 1945 to 2005 my curve ball stumped the hardiest slam players. I… Read the full article

New poem: Friction Leads to Fiction

December 29th, 2014 | Posted by Evelyn Cole

“FRICTION LEADS TO FICTION” writes a poet in our workshop Some questioned that line but I stole it and took it home for there is no fiction without friction evidenced in every novel sold or movie ad watched Non-fiction attempts logic by selecting a few facts out of a barrel of ideas Memoirs are mainly… Read the full article

New Poem by Evy Cole: YOUR CAT

October 3rd, 2014 | Posted by Evelyn Cole

YOUR CAT does not adore you Yet she or he delights you as a moving, mewing work of art An intimate relationship with a cat resembles one of a marriage for you rarely know when your spouse will be foe or purring lover If your marriage lasts it’s because you put up with a cat… Read the full article


September 11th, 2014 | Posted by Evelyn Cole

DECREPITANCE My doctor pores over details of my recent X-ray and explains that my spine shows evidence of crepitance and radiculopathy I delight in the diagnosis although it does not alleviate the pain Who else has ridiculous radiculopathy and decrepitance? I agreed to cook easier, quit playing ping pong, and end crepi-dancing But no way… Read the full article