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“Ode to the Browsing the Web” by Marcus Wicker Two spiky-haired Russian cats hit kick flips on a vert ramp. The camera pans to another pocket of the room where six kids rocking holey T-shirts etch aerosol lines on warehouse … Continue reading
“Western Wind” (a fragment of medieval English poetry) Western wind, when wilt thou blow, The small rain down can rain? Christ, if my love were in my arms, And I in my bed again!
I’m finishing up Week 7 of the “Eat to Live” program detailed here. I started out wanting to lose 10 lbs, and I’ve lost 7. It hasn’t been too hard, but it’s not exactly been easy, either. Your “Eat to … Continue reading
As I’ve almost certainly mentioned before, my favorite living author is the great Ian McEwan. I’ve got other living favorites, too, such as Tony Earley, Jeffrey Eugenides, Geraldine Brooks, and Wendell Berry. I also have a list of dead favorites. It’s grown longer … Continue reading
“Knowledge” by Louise Bogan Now that I know That passion warms little Of flesh in the mold, And treasure is brittle, I’ll lie here and learn How, over their ground, Trees make a long shadow And a light sound.