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I collect Pez candy dispensers.

PEZ NATION

Okay. I’ll admit it. Much to my dismay, I collect Pez candy dispensers. It began innocuously enough. My wife announced I needed a hobby to occupy my time and inquired what I would like to do. I’ve learned throughout the years she is quite the joker and assumed this was one of her less...
This writer’s recollections of Jacquelyn Littlefield.

LITTLEFIELD CHALLENGED THE BIG FIELD BOYS

As the newspaper obituaries will show, Jacquelyn Littlefield challenged to big boys on a diamond that stretched from Beverly Hills through New York City and back west again to San Diego / La Jolla.  I met Jacquie in 1979,...
remembering numbers for requiem

à walter benjamin

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voyage in carriage of crows

let black sun shine

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I collect Pez candy dispensers.

PEZ NATION

Okay. I’ll admit it. Much to my dismay, I collect Pez candy dispensers. It began innocuously enough. My wife announced I needed a hobby to occupy my time and inquired what I would like to do. I’ve learned throughout...
remembering numbers for requiem

à walter benjamin

à walter benjamin bull dancesbefore breath until breath gone lastof lasttimes timeteachesend endof night night’s endend remembering rememberingnumbers for requiem shadow spoketoo latetoolate before carryingbones in barrowto brokenboat builtischiumink bloodfrom birds ischemiabloody horizons enkaiein hearhorse singperish go go go with...
This writer’s recollections of Jacquelyn Littlefield.

LITTLEFIELD CHALLENGED THE BIG FIELD BOYS

As the newspaper obituaries will show, Jacquelyn Littlefield challenged to big boys on a diamond that stretched from Beverly Hills through New York City and back west again to San Diego / La Jolla.  I met Jacquie in 1979,...
away from apparitions

running

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Lincoln honored with song of freedom

ABE HELPED TO LIFT EVERY VOICE

James Weldon Johnson (center) with friend Bob Cole (left) and brother Rosamond On the anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s birthday in the year 1900, a group of young men in the city of Jacksonville, Florida arranged to celebrate Lincoln’s birthday....