Cover Photo: In this close up photo of a candle,  we see a thick blue candle and it's tiny blue flame, and a thick wisp of white smoke fading into the black background.
Photograph by Roman Kraft/Unsplash

It Comes in Threes: Superstition, Ritual, and Action in 2020

If you feel more spiritual or superstitious than usual, it’s because you are.

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Kea Krause is a writer living in New York.  Her work has appeared in The Atlantic,  Lapham's Quarterly, The Believer, The Toast, VICE and Broadly, among other media outlets,  and has been anthologized in The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2016 and The Best American Travel Writing 2016.  She  holds an MFA in creative nonfiction from Columbia University, where she taught undergraduate creative writing.