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Seasonal Attention

Under the Madison Street bridge, the tree that grows sideways suddenly popped flowers that smelled like corn tortillas.

Place-starved and Home-lonely

I am from this place as much as I am from anywhere, and it’s this recognition that helps me know that I can feel this way again.

The Top 10 Strategies for Weathering COVID-19

I don’t often think about my breath.

Ten Facades

There are no miscalculations or extraneous details—things are only borrowed or loaned between neighbors.

Memorial Day

Meaning, it turns out, doesn’t always accompany mortality.

On Being a Good Tenant

I care a lot about things like that. I want people to remember good things about me.

My Best Friend Lives in New York

My Best Friend Lives in New York

by | Apr 25, 2020 | 3 comments

But I will say that—for me—being confined to my home has sometimes felt liberating in a small and quiet way.



The next morning she was clutching the screen door with her dainty insect toes.

Mailbag from Myself

Mailbag from Myself

No one has any idea what to do, and we’re all trying to use what we’ve got to make things work.   

Snail Saga, Pt. 2: Cohabitating with Tiny Corpses

Snail Saga, Pt. 2: Cohabitating with Tiny Corpses

When confronted with a dozen or so unexpected snails, one faces questions of moral principle one never thought one would.

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