Literature

Paul Hudon: Diary in The Time of Coronavirus

We asked occasional contributor Paul Hudon of Lowell if he would consider sharing entries from the diary that he keeps. In this extraordinary time, we’ve seen other publications whose editors are encouraging certain writers to keep a journal or diary about the virus crisis with observations, reflections, reports on their…

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Frank Wagner: New Poem

Stop and Render Aid by Frank Wagner . Every traveler knows about certain points along the road, where the asphalt cracks, where the broken bottles crashed, where the chicken did not make it across. This is where the sun blinds the eyes, or the rain gets too thick that it…

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Chath pierSath: New Poem

Writer and painter Chath pierSath, a regular contributor to our blog, works on a farm in Bolton, Mass. The Saddest First Day of Spring By Chath pierSath . The saddest, grayest first day of spring I’ve seen, Watching for the virus that has gone viral, Invisible particles unleashed in space On…

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A New Story from a New Contributor

Please welcome Matthew Jones to our roster of contributors: Something Terrible I Stopped Thinking About By Matthew H. Jones A million years ago, when I was nearing my eleventh birthday, I swam in a lake almost completely sheathed by evergreens and old growth. It was man-made with a looming cement…

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Nancye Tuttle: A New Essay

Nancye Tuttle is a past contributor to this blog and well known as a journalist who is still working even though she is not at the Lowell Sun every day writing about arts and entertainment in the region. Local readers may also remember the popular museum exhibition about the history…

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