Strict Diet

Strict Diet by J. Crews Though the doctors said no salt, salt was all my father craved. His body bloated, skin water-logged and gray, still he wanted potato chips, honey-baked ham, greasy slabs of Polish sausage from Piekutowski’s. He begged for pepperoni pizza, garlic butter, ribs slathered in sauce. But when I did the shopping, […]

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Kikkoman

Kikkoman by Pat A Physics All snow can grab your energy, your sound, your smell, your thoughts, your color, your movements, your observations and never give back a thing other than the absence of things.  Take North Dakota, for instance.  If you go to North Dakota to protest losing your humanity to the snow, then […]

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Berberian Sinfonia/ Sliced-and-Diced from Aphasia to [Inflectional Hints of] Eternity

Algeria: Most Serious Threat of All? by Cocteau …les premieres elisions du jour nous furent telles que defaillances du language. –Chronique, St.-John Perse   She perfumed her breasts with rosewater. As certain. As certain as if the narrative of moonlight was bourne through great whirlwinds, from more than half the distance of an entire meteor […]

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Remarks and Responses; Mistranslations

Remarks and Responses; Mistranslations by Thomas Pescatore After all that was done. To make it right. Put out in plain words. Carefully constructed. Deliberate periods. Marked commas. Translated into French. I sent in the email the original english question. Copy pasted. Without my name after thanks. It was answered back in perfect english. Clearly, and […]

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