Monthly Archives: January 2018

Snow Shoes (The Right Stuff)

I imagined an old-fashioned thatch — bamboo, birch, cat gut – a magic, organic weave of the kind that keeps our lives from sinking. We fitted our new shoes, meshed now in high-tech plastic, then went thrashing in deep snow. … Continue reading

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1-2-3 Sunset

In the sixties we had 1-2-3 Jell-O, opaque, medium, and frothy layers — a bright pink trio. When the sun sinks in three pink zones, is it the same freak chemical show? Please, God, say no.

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How I Learned to Love the Bomb Cyclone

The Shape of Snow Needlepoint of snow in the streetlight cross stitches in the gusting wind. Cars begin to disappear, the nearby elms fade in the distance. By the shore, four sharks roll up, bone dead, though a dog learns … Continue reading

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