Nov/Dec 1997

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Oren Shafir

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

The Almost Man

My short-term memory is fucked. I forget things. My long-term memory is also fucked. I remember things.

Schnitzel and Politics

"Darling, I should be the happiest person in the world if there will be peace, and then I wouldn't have to worry when my grandchildren are in the army. But first, we must take Peres and shoot him..."

Two Poems

FACT: A starving woman can still supply her infant with all the
nourishment it needs.