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“Wild” by Tony Hoagland

In late August when the streams dry up and the high meadows turn parched and blond, bears are squeezed out of the mountains down into the valley of condos and housing developments. All residents are therefore prohibited from putting their … Continue reading

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“Alchemy” by Stephen Sandy

(published in The New Yorker, October 29 and November 5, 2002)

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Dickens’ children, Whitman’s brothers

From David Markson’s This is not a Novel:

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“From Blossoms” by Li-Young Lee

From blossoms comes this brown paper bag of peaches we bought from the boy at the bend in the road where we turned toward signs painted Peaches. From laden boughs, from hands, from sweet fellowship in the bins, comes nectar at … Continue reading

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