"If falling in love is anything like learning to spell, I don't
want to do it. It takes too long." --Glenn, age 7
Blender of Love Digest November 1998


The Months Grow Cold...

...but the Blender's still hot. The number of front page hits has definately been on an upward swing.

The Blender Board is becoming a meeting place for a group of regulars. I'm already looking into some real-time-chat possibilites-- stay tuned!

Some great poems this month (including one charmer by a six-year-old), a ramble on saying those three most dangerous words, a review of a wonderful Paul Simon song, some interesting paintings (in Heart on Sleeve Corner) -- in short, everything the Blender Audience has grown to love, and then some.

--Kirk,Blender-Keeper

New Works
HeartShine
By Brandi. Submitted by Angel McNease.
"A six year-olds first crush" -- I wish every poem could have this much grace.
bright invite
By Misti Velvet Rainwater MR50926@swt.edu.
An uncharacteristically sweet piece by MVR.
And your day
By Marla McGinley - Taking_Leave@yahoo.com. This piece hits home with its final line.
Mississippi Here I Come
By Marla McGinley.
A prose poem.
Static Cling
By Romeo.
Zap!
Communication
By Alicia Partnoy. Submitted by Romeo.
Man does not live on love poetry alone.
You Are (2)
By heart Song.
Brief piece from a "work in progress".
*SwEeT 16*
By ZoE.
There's an edge to this that you might miss on first reading.
Cut the fašade.
By SJ.
A slice of life. Feels a little overwrought, still good.
Never in fashion
By kevin urenda, kluless70@hotmail.com.
A truism about people who are head-over-heels.
The Dance
By Shadygirl fading_shade@hotmail.com.
In general I'm not crazy about "Virtual Fridge" poetry, it's usually a bit clipped. But this one works.
Heart on Sleeve Corner
All the remaining heartsongs sent to the Blender last month.

Features
Ramble Regarding Romance
Speaking of Love, a piece of Speaking of Love
Featured Artist Review
Paul Simon's cautionary ballad Tenderness
Blender Board
Conversation and Comments sent in over the past month.

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What it's all about.
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