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A partially silhouetted figure riding a horse at sunset

Tools of the Trade

By Ruby Peru When, at ages twelve and thirteen, Maureen and I were deposited for safekeeping on an Arizona horse ranch for the duration of the summer of 1980, it was very much as if we had both dropped from outer space, but from completely different spaceships. The ultimate tomboy,…

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Three Chants Found on Statuary

by Judith Cody Eric Satie roams alone through Paris; it rains. While Striking Feathers: Rain is dislodged is fallen—transmogrifies into sweat Dew is dissolved is absorbed—transmogrifies into sweat Blood is drawn is congealed—transmogrifies into sweat Urine is discharged is rain—transmogrifies into sweat (Audience applauds while spasmodically coughing.) With Drum Held…

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