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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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Happy Birthday, Merwin

Today is W.S. Merwin’s birthday. JB first introduced his words to me many, many years ago— evocative, simple, intimate, unpunctuated. He has written over 30 books of poetry, has won numerous awards including two Pullitzers, and has spent last year … Continue reading

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