Genius in a Bottle
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Genius in a Bottle

Prose Poetry | Marie Kondo

Going Our Separate Ways — What Greater Happiness Could There Be?

GiaB prompt #2–11: books

A pile of books on a pine bookshelf.
A sample of the books in my reading pile — they’re all keepers, Marie! 😃 (photo by writer)

I have a confession to make. I’m a failure. At least I am in Marie Kondo land. When it comes to books, Marie and I don’t see eye-to-eye. She’s decluttering queen; I’m book-hoarder supreme. Hmm, not exactly true. My husband hoards more than me…




We publish stories, articles, and poetry that are edgy, even uncomfortable to read, that stimulate the heart, mind, and occasionally the colon.

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Carolyn Hastings

Carolyn Hastings

Well-practiced speech pathologist now practicing to be a children’s book writer — emphasis on practicing.

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