“I found the worry dolls again, bittersweet reminders of a simpler time.”
Fukushima’s radioactive boars . . . Ovidian transformations . . . Amy Sillman’s “After Metamorphoses”
Spacepeople perch in trees . . . prisoners in the desert read the stars . . . escalators lead the way to the Big Bang
Who could not be superstitious, sentimental, and impractical around matters of death?
“As a child, I swallowed the Nation’s ideology as easily as the Harlem residents Baldwin observed.”
“If I were writing a book about a movie, it would be Stand By Me.”
“I was left dazed and sad and missing my cat while tending to a newborn.”
An island receives an unexpected party . . . a prize is granted . . . a large problem is solved.
I want to be the bridge between his memory and her love for cooking.
“Insomnia is the bitter digestif to a long day of living.”