They always love Mom more, and they're right...
Years ago, I read about a man who died in a small boat while sailing from Japan to the United States. He had started in the US, arriving in Japan after…
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[Charles Baudelaire, looking haunted, which he was] Baudelaire, dead at 46. Ravaged by years of self-abuse. Do you think, if you could raise him from…
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A story from Baja California
In gratitude for his writing and his spirit
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Inspired by Terry Riley's "The Harp of New Albion"
Short reads of "Highway 29" and "Youngstown"
I had a tree cut down. It had long towered over our house, at the side on which all the bedrooms are situated. On starless winter nights, the wind would…
Crisp early evening of a late winter, the snow and ice all finally melted away, but the air still bitingly brisk. I leave the heat of the house clad in…
Aux armes, citoyens!
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A splendid little piece of life spent recently with Buñuel’s Simon of the Desert. I’ve seen it several times. Each time I’ve seen it, one scene absorbs…
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Part 1 of what could be a lengthy series
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