Monthly Archives: February 2009


Fat Tuesday

I don’t deserve my body / it may not be perfect but it works for me / and I can walk and I can see the sky—Lori McKenna, “The Deserving Song” I haven’t been in […]

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O, a long winterwatching the crowsballet dancerson the wind O, out the windowonly place she goescarried safelyon their wings but they won’t share their secretsshred all the evidencethey won’t grant her wishes O, e minorthe […]

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lists: another list (also a thank-you card)

I love lists—whether they’re in literature or song or even tacked to someone’s fridge. They tell us about other people while they remind us about ourselves. I once wrote a long essay about the list, […]

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