Monthly Archives: June 2007

reclaiming

We returned to our boat after two weeks: swallows and spiders had staked their claim. Very messy spiders and very poopy birds had left wind-kotted webs, guano, and all the insect corpses and loose debris that could befoul a boat … Continue reading

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strategy

ink drawings drew me into the soft wartime pages of literature books were creamy rough-edged compliant words plunked into proper places giving order steel nibs guided ink the hatched rough massive trees and trolls good books were worn well-handled treasures … Continue reading

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I’m feeling better, thanks

The kid was dancing along the juices aisle ahead of his mother’s almost-full shopping cart he deaked left, his short blond hair just visible over a small display of canned soup his mother redirected him and he danced toward her … Continue reading

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