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Our Past, Look Away, Look Away

We began this week with the news that a new n-word-scrubbed edition of Huckleberry Finn is being published.  The reaction in most places where literary people congregate was mostly negative.  Huckleberry Finn has been considered controversial ever since it was … Continue reading

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Words of Love

Does this work for you: Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day?Thou are more lovely and more temperateRough winds do shake the darling buds of May,And Summer’s lease hath all too short a date: How about this: How do … Continue reading

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Coming Home

"Since returning from the hospital my ball of twine has been unraveling fast…" This week, Salon.com is publishing a series of articles about the problems combat veterans are facing coming home.  Untreated PTSD and callous treatment by the military are … Continue reading

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