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Call for Submissions - Rattle's Ekphrasis challenge - Deadline May 31, 2015

Rattle has recently decided to run a series of ekphrastic prompts and publish the winning poets, one poem selected by the artist, another by their editors. 93 more words

Call For Submissions

The PPQ Rattle Explained

There’s been a few discussions about how the Walther PPQ gives off a rattle when you shake the gun, whereas the VP9 and many other guns do not give off a rattle at all, with some concluding that the PPQ is of lesser quality than other handguns such as the VP9. 435 more words


Enhance Your Baby's Development With A Rattle

A Rattle Makes a Great First Toy

The pleasing chime and jingle of a rattle is apt to comfort and put a smile on your baby’s face, making these humble and simple toys wonderful playmates for newborns. 679 more words

Baby Toys

elephant rattle

I saw an elephant rattle at target and decided to make one for my friend’s baby.
first, made a pattern. the black line is cut and left open so to be able to turn right side out. 10 more words



Matt Stansberry and I went in search of rattlesnakes with a few guides for the next Belt magazine column. Geared up in thick boots and gator protectors, we hiked through woods, fields, and swampy areas in search of Eastern Massasauga Rattlesnakes. 15 more words

Self-portrait as a Southern Baptist prayer altar

by Jay Sizemore


I’m plain wood, nothing ornate,
these planks could have come from apple carts,
these nails from your father’s tool box,
left from that summer he planned to restore… 1,092 more words