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Monthly meter: stories for YOUR SUMMERTIME reading

Let's Celebrate Record Store Day with Stories, Sonnets, & Haiku with Music... "Every Great Song has a Great Story" Record Store Day is the perfect time for you to support your local record store and artists like myself. My book, The Vinyl Record Collection of Stories Volume I is your summer selection for reading! This is a story about a father and son and their love of music, in particular, vinyl! Chapter by Chapter--Song by Song--You can't go wrong! The Vinyl Record Collection of Read more [...]

Hopscotch—Julio Cortázar

 

Hopscotch—Julio Cortázar
In the narrative of Cortázar’s Hopscotch, he analyzes the game of hopscotch after the main character, Oliveira, engages with a clocharde named Emmanuéle on the streets of Paris: “One day you learn how to leave Earth and make the pebble climb into Heaven…the worst part of it is that precisely at that moment…no one has learned how to make the pebble climb up into Heaven.”

Cortázar continues this idea about failing to reach Heaven in the game: Read more [...]