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“The Fallguy’s Faith” by Robert Coover

Falling from favor, or grace, some high artifice, down he dropped like a discredited predicate through what he called space (sometimes he called it time) and with an earsplitting crack splattered the base earth with his vital attributes. Oh, I’ve … Continue reading

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“Housekeeping Observation” by Lydia Davis

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Conflict in Literature by Grant Snider

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Doris Lessing 1919-2013

Doris Lessing died yesterday at 94. I remember reading her Golden Notebook over 40 years ago and although the details of the novel are little more than vague in my brain, my emotional response as a reader is not. I … Continue reading

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“Problem” by Lydia Davis

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Scuppernongs

I was surprised while shopping last weekend to find scuppernongs at Whole Foods. While reading To Kill A Mockingbird every spring at school, the students always ask what a scuppernong is. Harper Lee uses the term at least three times. I … Continue reading

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