Category Archives: Literature

POEM: Ahab

Ahab the unabashed pursuit of a series of white whales has left me lashed to the wheel of a drifting ship searching the thick sky for a patch of blue 13 February 2013 Auburn, AL / / / The first … Continue reading

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POEM: Romeo & Juliet

Listen to this poem using the player above. Romeo & Juliet my therapist thinks we’re tragic so tragic, in fact, that when I told him our story, he laughed not standard therapist behavior, perhaps but it’s hard to fault the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Joe Sacco’s Palestine

Journalist and comic book artist Joe Sacco has been rightly praised for this intense account of his time in the Palestinian territories during the first Intifada. Sacco decided from the start to tell the Palestinian side of the story — … Continue reading

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Kurt

Kurt Vonnegut would have been 86 today. In honor of his birthday, raise a glass to Indiana, which went blue this year. I’m sure that would have made Kurt happy. After you lower that glass, use your hands to pick … Continue reading

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San Francisco

Jen and I just got back from five days in San Francisco:

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Don Quixote

SPOILER ALERT! If you’ve never read Don Quixote, be warned: This post will probably give away plot points. A few minutes ago, I finished reading Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes for the first time. Don Quixote by Jason Crane … Continue reading

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