Monthly Archives: August 2010


This morning will be dark for hours yet, and the moon has long been swallowed by the earth’s turning. Insects surround the dark with their incestuous singing, their thin strings tuned to an indeterminate pitch. One leaf falls, then another. … Continue reading

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The morning after the Perseid meteor shower, I woke half-expecting to find burnt cinders in the yard, shards of comet debris littering the road. Mary Wynns and I had lain out in the grass with some friends the night before … Continue reading

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