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Volume 39.1
Spring 2008

 

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Reality Check

When I first took the personality test, I tested one way then,
after reflecting some more, I decided that some of those
categories tested that way as a result of my fourteen years
of having to fake it.

local cafe
full of college students
I used to know


by Carolyne Rohrig

The Inlet

On the shore of the inlet we stalk a firefly blinking in a bush.
When we get up close we collectively gasp. It’s caught in a web, and the spider is on it, completing the wrap — smooth as silk,
the last hint of day, glistening on the surface.

moonrise
crickets quieting
our footsteps


by Charles Hansmann

 

 

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