Category Archives: time

“Names” by Danusha Laméris

What happens to the ones that fall out of favor: the Dorises and Archibalds, the Theodores and Eunices? They all had their day, once roamed the earth in multitudes alongside Gerties and Wyatts— at least one in every classroom. Names … Continue reading

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“Variations on the Moment of Apprehending the Extent of One’s Responsibilities” by Craig Morgan Teicher

Variations on the Moment of Apprehending the Extent of One’s Responsibilities 1 that minute subdivision of time during which the full consequence flickers, just before the door clicks shut but just after you could have stopped it from shutting, when … Continue reading

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“Theories of Time and Space” by Natasha Trethewey

You can get there from here, though there’s no going home. xxxxx Everywhere you go will be somewhere you’ve never been. Try this: xxxx head south on Mississippi 49, one- by-one mile markers ticking off xxxx another minute of your … Continue reading

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Compost

I spent the whole day cleaning the garden, spreading the compost, and planting a few plants we purchased this morning. From 10:00 to 6:00, working our small urban patch of land, with a small break for some iced tea and … Continue reading

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Matcha Daifuku, Scampi, Rocks, Presqu’ile, and Dragon Netsuke

xxxxx xxxxx xxxJB is 72 today. xxxMH will be 69 Thursday. xxxI will be 64 next Wednesday. xxxWho knows where the time goes?    

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“Yard Sale” by George Bilgere

Someone is selling the Encyclopedia Britannica in all its volumes, which take up a whole card table. It looks brand new, even though it must be sixty years old. That’s because it was only used a couple of times, when the … Continue reading

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Coronet Instructional Film 1947

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