Loskutnikov/RobHainer/WarrenPrice/littleny/Shutterstock/TheAtlantic“I don’t have one. They’re kind of expensive to use,” John Sylvan told me frankly, of Keurig K-Cups, the single-serve…
Sitting in my bedroom reading, window open and listening to the birds sing. Surely spring has arrived.
she gulped her coffee and said,
“I want to be here with you,
but you’re, like, seventh on
my list of priorities today.”
he shrugged, smiled, and said,
“that’s okay. you know
where to find me.”
March 6, 2015 You can’t win. You know that, right? That book you’re laboring over so dutifully? The novel you’ve soiled with virtually every variety of fluid contained in your…
of lighting my own candles
at what their light reveals
one should never underestimate
the amount of untethered violence
a large green salad can inspire
in the human digestive system.
this morning, I burn incense I bought
twenty years ago
at a store that no longer exists.
the years pass quickly between devotionals
the gods wait, barely noticing.
some paths are longer than others.
March 2, 2015 I’m going to tell you some things I believe about grief and the grieving process now. It’s going to be slightly rambling and not altogether fashionable, and at the end of…
Many years ago an acquaintance recommended that I check out a collection of short stories by the Australian science fiction writer Greg Egan. The book was Axiomatic. I looked everywhere in Toronto…
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