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Video: My Dead Dad’s Porno Tapes

Was my father’s leftover stuff the key to who he really was?

June 16, 2019 · Leave a comment

Al Maginnes: The Book of Forgetting

By now she’s tired of stories spotlighting her early deeds, actions too endearing to be plotted, or the years before she came, blanks of time distant as fires in the … Continue reading

August 14, 2018 · Leave a comment

Andrea Hollander: Betrayals

At least my father did not betray anyone. It was the plaque in his brain that betrayed him.   As for my ex—well, time passes, and I see how some … Continue reading

July 30, 2018 · 10 Comments

Yusef Komunyakaa: My Father’s Love Letters

On Fridays he’d open a can of Jax After coming home from the mill, & ask me to write a letter to my mother Who sent postcards of desert flowers … Continue reading

December 22, 2016 · 1 Comment

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