Jul/Aug 2010

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(These are excerpts—click on the title to view the whole piece!)


I asked myself, "How did I get bite marks on my forehead?"

Stanley Jenkins


Nouns, and Other Mischief

The convenience of general ideas progressively seduces us, first through language itself, then out of their own sheer utility, until we unthinkingly accept them as real as we do the air around us—though they no more faithfully describe that reality than "H2O" does the taste of water.

Thomas J. Hubschman