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Misty Mist and Dusky Dusk

  Befitting my kindergarten position at the back of the line during kickball team picks, I recently was assigned to write no more than 200 words reflecting upon a 40th  verse abandoned on a neatly-maintained list after its 39 brethren … Continue reading

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A Surprising Sea of Synesthesia

Old Uzbek had words for dozens of varieties of crying–including my personal favorite, a word for crying while making the sound hay, hay. I think English needs more words for “surprise”–perhaps for the variety of surprise that freezes one in … Continue reading

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