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Goodbye, Poetry April 26, 2011: A theory of horizontal evolution holds that you are incubated by what lies next to you, in the rusted out pond, as much as you are by a copulative encounter. To incubate: to transfuse. To become something else.  In time.  As you lie there with the others, in the den. A bacterium on your hem, a raw spot beneath the tongue. In this [...] by

Adventures in Parenting: Metaphor, Painting and Narrative for Pre-Schoolers April 19, 2011: (Separated at birth?) My four-year old loves metaphor, although she says she loves simile better than “plain metaphor” because she likes the “like” in a simile. She first became aware of metaphor when in The Berenstain Bears Go Trick or Treating, light “stabs” out of a spooky house in the woods. Ever since she will stop [...] by