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“Fado” by Jane Hirshfield

A man reaches close and lifts a quarter from inside a girl’s ear, from her hands takes a dove she didn’t know was there. Which amazes more, you may wonder: the quarter’s serrated murmur against the thumb or the dove’s … Continue reading

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Fado and writing narrative grade reports

Today I am hunkering down writing grade reports for my students. JB is upstairs in his studio working on his art. JB has put some Fado music on. Fado music is a portuguese genre of music with lyrics that are mournful and … Continue reading

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