DPR Guest Essays

Essays as heard on Delmarva Public Radio

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Getting help from others is a good thing writes Delmarva Public Radio Essayist George Merrill. Because, he adds, it breaks the damage of loneliness.

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Imagination is something that flourishes during childhood but may be lost as we surround ourselves with the techno-gadgets. Delmarva Public Radio Essayist George Merrill ponders the wonders of a child's imagination.

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The inchworm caught the eye Delmarva Public Radio Essayist George Merrill who writes it could be a metaphor for his own life -- always catching up with himself, after getting ahead of himself.

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As the nation comes to grips with the violence that erupted in Charlottesville and the President's response, Delmarva Public Radio Essayist George Merrill suggests it's time for reflection.

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We go through many doors in life, both physical and mental. Delmarva Public Radio Essayist George Merrill recalls one door that made him ponder the many he has opened.

Essay: All A Twitter

Jul 21, 2017
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There was a time when a tweet was a sweet sound instead of 140 characters. Delmarva Public Radio Essayist George Merrill yearns for the quiet moments of those bygone days.

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What is revealed by art? Perhaps, writes Delmarva Public Radio Essayist George Merrill, it is being in the moment.

Essay: The Divine Spark

Jun 23, 2017
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What is the truly Divine spark? Delmarva Public Radio Essayist George Merrill writes he believes it can be found in one's humanity.

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On the Eastern Shore we are surrounded by Sea Gulls as they swoop through the air and alight on some distant perch high above us. Delmarva Public Radio Essayist George Merrill writes there is a magic in how these creatures take flight.

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As we look out upon the heaven we are reminded that we were all once star stuff. Delmarva Public Radio Essayist George Merrill writes that we are connected by the light of our being.

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