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Michael T. Young: Cataract

Prayers and wonder in these arches flicker
into smoke and ash, a single, blind beating wing

April 23, 2019 · Leave a comment

Sam Hamill: Nightingales of Kifissia

An evening in Kifissia, a taverna after the botanical garden, now more than thirty years ago, . the nightingales, hundreds, the sound of nightingales through it all. And me feeling … Continue reading

February 28, 2019 · 1 Comment

Sam Hamill: When Eagles Fly

I don’t know how we do it, how we struggle to find happiness in this brutal world.   I sat a long time watching a few sailboats meander around Fidalgo … Continue reading

December 13, 2018 · Leave a comment

Sam Hamill: Odysseus in Paris, 6 a.m.

I’m leaning out the window, looking up Rue Pascal, up the hill toward Mouffetard, where soon the markets will overflow with fresh produce and fish, and dozens of restaurants will … Continue reading

September 27, 2018 · Leave a comment

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