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Essay on Literature is the Mirror of Society

Since the dawn of man, the art of storytelling was utilized to pass on critically deemed information about society, life, and everything. During the early days, much of our history was transposed orally through song and spoken word. Eventually, people […]

Essay on Literature is the Mirror of Society

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Since the dawn of man, the art of storytelling was utilized to pass on critically deemed information about society, life, and everything. During the early days, much of our history was transposed orally through song and spoken word. Eventually, people […]

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Confederate and Union graves in the “Old Field” of Cypress Hills National Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York. (Kevin C. Fitzpatrick)

Maryland Confederate war hero among 500 ‘rebels’ buried in Brooklyn and the Bronx

Confederate and Union graves in the “Old Field” of Cypress Hills National Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York. (Kevin C. Fitzpatrick) I have paid my respects to the Confederate soldiers buried in

Given the Space Between Trees

Space, like time, is psychological                                                                                  as well as physical                                                                                              —Georgia O'Keeffe        —Laleh and Ledan Bijani, 29-year-old Iranian twins                                 joined at the head, died

Sherlock Holmes, My Dad and Me

It took me seven years to land my first publishing contract — which is actually not terrible by industry standards. But it meant that I’d had the dedication on

Rethinking Possible: A Memoir of Resilience

The Baltimore Post-Examiner is proud to present an excerpt from Rethinking Possible: A Memoir of Resilience by Baltimore author Rebecca Faye Smith Galli. The book is available at Amazon. Galli

Baltimore Catholic worker stories inspire

“The Long Loneliness in Baltimore: Stories Along the Way,” by author Brendan Walsh and illustrator Willa Bickham, recounts the couple’s 50 years, living in Southwest Baltimore, nourishing and sustaining

Doctors and nurses tend to injured doughboys at U.S. Army General Hospital No. 2 at Ft. McHenry in Baltimore, Maryland.

Johns Hopkins physician remembered in ‘World War I New York’

World War I New York: A Guide to the City’s Enduring Ties to the Great War In 1917 one million soldiers, sailors, and Marines departed for France to fight in

Statues

He sits like one of the park’s statues, knit cap pulled down to his eyes, blanket tugged up to his mouth, five rotten teeth his most memorable feature. I put a dollar in

Skeleton God

The Baltimore Post-Examiner is proud to publish an excerpt from Elliot Pattison's latest book "Skelton God."  In Pattison's latest book Skeleton God, Shan Tao Yun, the reluctant constable of

Sanibel

The evening before, sands were a flea market. Bronze pen shells, necklaces of barnacles, Purple urchins, mottled purse crabs, spotted like the barrels of paint horses, ivory bivalves picked clean as steamers after the feast. Shoppers

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