Billy Collins — The Vale of Soul-Making

Taking Off Emily Dickinson’s Clothes First, her tippet made of tulle, easily lifted off her shoulders and laid on the back of a wooden chair. And her bonnet, the bow undone with a light forward pull. Then the long white dress, a more complicated matter with mother-of-pearl buttons down the back, so tiny and numerous […]Continue reading “Billy Collins — The Vale of Soul-Making”

Job Interview

What are your top skills? Not thinking a lot, pretty much What’s your greatest strength? I’m pretty boring, but calm What do you value? Community happiness Are you competitive? No Are you analytical and practical? Yes Are you creative? Yes Are you professional? What is professional? Having manners and staying relevant Then no How doContinue reading “Job Interview”