Fermented Fish Soup Recipe: Fish That Isn’t Fishy

FERMENTED SWAI AND SAUERKRAUT SOUP RECIPE WAPF FRIENDLY SOUS VIDE FRIENDLY Notes: Please let me know how you and your family like this recipe! As it’s my own invention, please don’t publish it without permission. (WordPress “reblogging” is fine.) I was shocked to find out how quickly this barely-cooked fermented soup was eaten by my…

The Muse Unchained: How Rhetorical Figures Aid Poetry

I’ve been enjoying the works of poet Michael R. Burch. I found him at The Chained Muse, which publishes poems of classical bent that are usually true in temper, but often uneven in quality. Burch publishes his own journal called HyperText. I think he’s among the better poets at Chained Muse. Here’s the list of…

A Good Poem Can’t Lie

The Sun Magazine brings us a splendid interview of Jungian poet James Applewhite, entitled Returning To Beauty. Here’s an excerpt: A good poem can’t lie. The attitudes of the writer are more clearly displayed in a poem than the writer can even intend. Often a bad poem is bad because the author wishes to mean…