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chinese satellite

I’ve been running around in circles pretending to be myself Why would somebody do this on purpose When they could do something else? — the prophet phoebe bridgers — Why would you ever want this to end? I’m walking on … Continue reading

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brothers, part 27

All you savers of Whole Earth catalogs Kings of the prairie dogs Success is survival We’ll all tough it out Yes, we’ll all tough it out. — the prophet michael murphey (no martin) — I keep pondering how to describe … Continue reading

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studebakers

“There are no symptoms to age.If I can dodge the mirror in the morning,I’m an 18-year-old.”— the prophet sheehan— In my head I’m running a marathon, and I’m about to go full-out Lance Armstrong. If a chemo marathon is like … Continue reading

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dreams, part 7

“Life is strange, isn’t it?” — Ann Dunham — “You must try the shad!” I appear to be in a market that sells fish in old England, somewhere between Monty Python’s “Holy Grail” and Boris Johnson’s “Brexit Blues.” I’m trying … Continue reading

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No sequins, no elephants

Life in the circus ain’t easyBut the folks on the outside don’t knowThe tent goes up and the tent comes downAnd all that they see is the show— the prophet ani— “Do you want a better view?” asks Jill, my … Continue reading

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