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Extended family gatherings were infrequent when I was young. But when my cousins, my brother, and I did see each other, a game of touch…

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Deus ex machina

There are these moments of realization. Some come swiftly: Sitting in your hermitage above Mendocino, staring at the Pacific arc, vision folds in upon itself…

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Effecting a Coup

In the past few weeks, I effected—and was affected by—a coup d’etat. I was both the usurper and the usurped. I survived victoriously. I want…

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William Blake prescribed seeing the world in a grain of sand. As I try to take in a fraction of his vision, I must be…

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