Monthly Archives: March 2012

I grabbed a sweater and bouquet garni instead

Every week, show announcements pour over the dining room table. There is always something opening and closing in the city. In a few weeks, my dad will have his show at Leigh Morse Fine Arts. He moves between the kitchen, … Continue reading

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Crisp, chilled whites till then

Every Fall I pack away my spring and summer dresses in a tan suitcase and stuff it in the back of my closet. I don’t look at it until the warmer weather comes. This weekend I’ll pop the metal clasp … Continue reading

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No Sleep in the Sugar House

It’s early March, I’m 23 now and the ground is soft. The bears are still asleep. I sink into the mulch around my sister’s house and hear twigs crack. I think of long pieces of bark curling back in a … Continue reading

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Binding Fragments

Does baking dog biscuits mean that I’ve reached a certain pet ownership plateau? Or must I knit him a sweater before that moment comes?┬áIn my defense, I don’t let him sleep in the bed. I don’t tie bows around his … Continue reading

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