Apr/May 2001

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Carolyn Steele Agosta

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The Warm Curve of the Throat

It doesn't seem right to just sit in the kitchen and drink coke and eat potato chips after a day like this. Aunt Jody putters around, taking meat out to defrost and washing vegetables. She has a smile on her face the whole time, like she just won the Publishers' Clearinghouse Sweepstakes. She makes me sick.