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Lost in Celebration

LUFT Fourth of July In the aimless wind,              tree tops luft… Luft!  How brilliantly the poet conjures the circular motion — rudderless! – of old trees shifting, hapless sails billowing. Trapped under a humid … Continue reading

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January 20, 2017

January 20 Something is happening back in Washington, though we are 40,000 feet above the Mediterranean. We are rising high, the scalloped edge of the Holy Land a mere hem below, through unraveling skeins of clouds, the hush unearthly. It … Continue reading

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The Strange Way History Stares

History has a sly way of looking at us.  It inhabits another body – a work of art, ancient walls and cobblestones, even a person – and stares, hoping that we’ll notice.  It’s not that history is jealous of the … Continue reading

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The ART of the HOAX

  “So the secret of the stock market…” my father began.  Was I interested?  I was an introverted, 12-year-old would-be artist, and he a savvy person of the world, small businessman and maverick. Maybe I yawned, but who wouldn’t be … Continue reading

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