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Night Swimming

Ophelia by Sir John Everett Millais On a whim, I decide to go swimming. At 9 pm. Actually, it wasn’t really decision on a whim. I wanted something to keep my mind off a cigarette. The burn I have in my lungs … Continue reading

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Sharon Olds: Writing the Extraordinary Ordinary

I love Sharon Olds. I am a little late to the party as she has been on the poetic forefront since publishing her first collection, Satan Says, in 1980. Better late than never though, because Olds is one of my new … Continue reading

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