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The Brief Life and Tragic Death of Starling Witt

Monique found a fledgling Sunday, hopping at the bottom of the basement stairs behind her shop. Monique is the poet, artist, Standing Rock veteran, and all-around bad-ass Latinx dynamo behind The Skullery Maid, a vintage furniture and clothing shop on … Continue reading

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Remembering the Sergeant Brothers

Most of this essay is based on my observations and memories.  Time doubtless has shaped the memories.  My own cultural background and upbringing shaped the observations.  Take it with however many grains of salt you wish … ~~~      They … Continue reading

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Duck Tale: A Remembrance

From the time when we swung out of African trees, human males have been hunters.  It ensured our species’ survival.  Even as we’ve evolved and civilized—domesticating our food stock—hunting has remained a connection with some primal element within us.  Hunting … Continue reading

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World-Losers and World-Forsakers

One of my circles of friends pivots around a fortnightly gathering of poetry aficionados. Held Friday nights in the lower-level apartment of the host couple, the gathering is informally called the Poetry Cellar. Unlike the open mics I attend Wednesday … Continue reading

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