Friday, April 30, 2010
The writer's intention hasn't anything to do with what he achieves. The intent to earn money or the intent to be famous or the intent to be great doesn't matter in the end. Just what comes out.This Five Star Friday roundup is brought to you by an old home, politics, a poem, inappropriate sexual touching, a third birthday, heartbreaking news, and the difficulty of parenting.
— Lillian Hellman
Leave urls to your own good weblog writing in the comments, because this week's collection is small, and we need good reading to tide us through the weekend.
"21 Years" from Spin Me I Pulsate
"By the Time I Get to Arizona" from Suebob's Red Stapler:
I know it's not an either/or, but I'd rather have illegal immigration with all of its benefits, than legal corporate emigration, which doesn't seem to have any for me."You Know It Is" from Breed 'Em and Weep
"Cheerleader" from Is There Any Mommy Out There?
"Lilacs" from Bossy Betty:
Sunday my best friend E, that same one I played with under the lilac bushes, called to tell me that she most likely has a terminal illness that will slowly, painfully, take her life in the next six years."The Birthday Demon" from sweet | salty
So this is what a hard kick in the stomach feels like.
"Where's the Line?" from Princess Prose
Please come back and share good writing with us over the coming week to be featured on the next Five Star Friday. If you have read a really good piece on someone else's weblog, submit it by Thursday at midnight CST to have it featured on Five Star Friday.
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