Persian Poetry at the Lincoln COA

The Lincoln Council of Aging is having a poetry event at Bemis Hall on Monday, February 8, 2016, at 12:30. Cyrus Mizrahi will give a talk entitled “Persian Poetry: The Soul of an Ancient People.” If you’d like to attend, bring a bag lunch. The Council on Aging provides beverages and dessert. The lecture lasts about an hour, including Read More…

Celebrate Lincoln Authors!

  On January 31st, from 2p.m.-4p.m., the Lincoln Historical Society and the Friends of the Lincoln Library will celebrate Lincoln’s literary tradition. Meet current Lincoln authors, view the Historical Society’s exhibit on Lincoln authors and enjoy hot beverages and treats! Several authors, including Julia Glass and Sue Klem will be available to discuss, sell and sign Read More…

Calling

A poem by Daniela Caride   If the weight of your death Had come crashing down on me All at once I would be dead   I’d have pulled my hairs out Dug into my own chest With my bare hands With a single tear   Would that had been so bad? Why can’t I Read More…

Death Café on January 31st

Want to join me? I already RSVP’d to St. Anne’s in-the-Fields to its Death Café on Sunday, Jan. 31 from 2:30-4:30 p.m. It’s an event for people to come together to eat cake, drink tea, and discuss death in a relaxed and non-threatening setting. Death Café, an international movement started in Europe dedicated to taking death out of the closet and discussing Read More…

Who the heck is Henry James?

  I’d like to thank everyone who attended the First Lincoln Literary Society Meeting. I learned a lot that day. Especially that I am very, very ignorant. 🙂 Can you believe I had never heard of Henry James before? There you have it. I didn’t know the guy ever existed. I can, however, say on Read More…

Books from January 7, 2016

I thoroughly enjoyed our meeting today — I learned about interesting books I had never read, or in some cases hadn’t heard of, and also I got new background information and wonderful perspectives on books I have read before — including new info about classics.  A true “literary” experience… I’m very much looking forward to Read More…