Monthly Archives: February 2012

Brief Hiatus


Hello everyone, The Metonymical Pen will be on a brief hiatus while the author spends time at an important eleven day residency in Port Townsend, Washington. Until then, enjoy this Stan Getz and Joao Gilberto classic.

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A Meeting on the Road


        Look down from these tranquil heights of Jebel Osha, above the noiseful, squalid little city of Es Salt, and you see what Moses saw when he climbed Mount Pisgah and looked upon the Promised Land which he was never … Continue reading

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Blog Warming


Well, here I am, in a new place. Or, at least, that’s what I hope to be able to say one day in the near future. So, more accurately, here my blog is in a new place—metonymicalpen.com.  It was a … Continue reading

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