Lately I've been haunted by disembodied lines, little phrases that bubble up unexpectedly and which my mind keeps playing over.Crossing the street, I'm arrested mid-step by snippets of text, or find myself troubled by some lingering musical pairing of words at a checkout counter, wondering where they came from.Developed countries with good health stats all tend to be in Europe. American males between the ages of 12-29 average 605 litres a year.The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America’s (AFA) mission is to provide optimal care and services to individuals living with Alzheimer’s disease and related illnesses and to their families and caregivers. Brodsky, whose mother lived with Alzheimer’s disease from 1980-1992.At that time, there was little information available and nowhere to turn for support. Brodsky’s goal was to make sure that no other family living with Alzheimer’s disease would have to go the journey alone.Fifteen years later, AFA has grown to a network of more than 2,600 member organizations nationwide that provide direct care and services.This page is just a collection of over 50 American statistics and facts. The main bias inherent on this page, is that these stats were mostly selected because they make America look bad.As a New Zealander I’m aware that NZ has a lot of bad stats too.
So many of the literary figures I've long admired refused to situate themselves within a singular mode of writing.Using other people’s research or ideas without giving them due credit is plagiarism.Since Bib Me™ makes it easy to create citations, build bibliographies and acknowledge other people’s work, there is no excuse to plagiarize.I started writing "Dead Year" during a gray, bitter New England January without much more than a generative process in mind—a challenge to let myself write every day without constantly deleting the first line, staring into space, and giving up, which is too often my pattern.The most accurate definition of a poem that I have ever heard is Theodor Adorno's: "a philosophical sundial telling the time of history." Employing a simile to describe what is difficult to articulate literally, Adorno captures the figurative nature of poetry, how lyric poems describe social reality through symbolic figuration.