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The Antithetical Poet in A World of Nonfiction

Once upon a time, a student wrote an essay about building a house. A house of bricks. All I could see in her narrative on building this house were the bricks she obsessed over. And the roosting birds. And the … Continue reading

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On Kathryn Winograd’s Phantom Canyon: Leaf Become Flute, Breath Become Song

“I stretch the aspen leaf between my fingers, tighter now: the reed of a flute, of anything, I think, that sings beyond this human world. I blow into it, blow again and again, badly, like a woman who has waited … Continue reading

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