Oct 21 2008

Blog Post Of The Month?

Published by at 12:56 pm under Blog

Maxi Cane

Maxi Cane, a man of many words, most of them foul, is also a man of depth, a man who tells a good tale well. He is usually funny, even satirical. But it is in his more personal posts that he lets his best writing shine through, ahead of the imagery, ahead of the unique descriptions, ahead of the comedy.

The first post of his I ever read and love was Memories, in the corner of my mind… and much as I loved the hilarity of it, I was amazed by the next post I read, Snap, which was startlingly honest.

But it is his recent Blog Pound post, No, I’m Not, that has really given an insight into the man and his life. Written with such brutal honesty, without losing any of his usual entertaining descriptiveness, it is the story of how family can really mess your life up. His frankness when talking about his aunt’s alcoholism and the effect it had on him, his brother, his parents and their lives is both shocking and brilliant.

I am nominating No, I’m Not for Blog Post of the Month and I would ask you to do the same.

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2 responses so far

2 Responses to “Blog Post Of The Month?”

  1. Darraghon 21 Oct 2008 at 2:13 pm

    You know what’s funny? Was just thinking the same thing. Sometimes I think you’re me.

  2. Rickon 22 Oct 2008 at 4:37 pm

    I’ve never seen the two of you in the same place at the same time come to think of it…

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