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After the Fire

(Originally published by The Oregon Literary Review) “After the fire, the fire still burns, the heart grows older but never ever learns. The memories smolder and the soul always yearns. After the fire, the fire still burns.” – Pete Townshend … Continue reading

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The Wedding Guest

I wrote this piece several years ago when I was trying to explain to a friend who grew up in the country what it was like to grow up in the city, the “city” of course being New York. I … Continue reading

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4 Mini Reviews

The Kiss by Kathryn Harrison **** A very disturbing memoir about an incestuous relationship between a father and a daughter. In spite of this disturbing premise, this book is beautiful written an neither sensationalizes nor descends into a superficial rant … Continue reading

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