Monthly Archives: November 2011

Vessel

“I’m so hard to handle/I’m selfish and I’m sad.” — Joni Mitchell, from Wish I Had a River. I’ve always identified with Joni Mitchell, or rather with the person gleaned or imagined from the lyrics of Joni Mitchell. Before Joni … Continue reading

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Nothing Left to Weather

“You have your wonderful memories,” people said later, as if memories were solace. — Joan Didion, from Blue Nights. Cold, gray Saturday, snow coming down in sloppy buckets. Rain and snow all mixed together. Wind too, and it’s still October. … Continue reading

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