Six More Weeks of Something or Other

Whew, we made it through January, the new year already tarnished by thirty-one days of somber news—the Omicron phenom of explosive sickness and death and tolls on society, a tsunami that by now has most likely touched every single one of us in one way or another. But! But! But! As of this writing, theContinue reading “Six More Weeks of Something or Other”

My Body the Guitar – Now Available Worldwide

My Body the Guitar by Karla Linn Merrifield is a poetry book inspired by guitars, guitarists, and their music. It is slated for publication in December 2021 from Before Your Quiet Eyes Publications Holograph Series, a press in Rochester, NY, USA. It’s destined to be a fat book, one with three parts. In “Part I,Continue reading “My Body the Guitar – Now Available Worldwide”

Meet “Bro,” My Blues Baby-to-Be

Talk about forward thinking: In April 2023, I will be delivered a custom-built classic blues guitar whom I’ve already named Bro—my fourth sweetie who will join Boner, my Martin 000GT16; Bhalz, the electric AVA Guitars Bloody Pearl; and Boy, a Fender Stratocaster. Yes, a long two-year wait for Bro to be sure, but one thatContinue reading “Meet “Bro,” My Blues Baby-to-Be”

Three Flash Book Reviews: Words from the Unflinching

What I Don’t Remember I Invent Everyone who knows me knows I adore Miriam Sagan who somehow manages to be both a fine and prolific writer. Bluebeard’s Castle is no exception. In this 2019 collection of essays and poems heaped in wisdom, Miriam explores her father’s life and her life growing up with him andContinue reading “Three Flash Book Reviews: Words from the Unflinching”