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Three Photographs (from the Vietnam War)

Driving south on Highway 89 along the west shore of Lake Cayuga from Seneca Falls to Ithaca, listening to a thin crackle of radio before it’s lost beyond the hill: Ken Burns is telling Terry Gross the story of the … Continue reading

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Baghdad*

Everyone had this strange compulsion to pause like minarets in the ritual wind and listen because they were convinced that the tautness could not go on indefinitely that someday something had to happen that much was certain but what form … Continue reading

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Salt

Sweat of my brow, briney sea, coppery taste of choked down blood, tears and tears, salt in my wounds. He salted the fields, we both know who, and still they dragged him to the war of his suggestion, or so … Continue reading

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