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Eavesdropping with Peter Pan – Adventures in Public Transport

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February 25th, 2017 Cambridge, MA I read somewhere once that eavesdropping is good for writing. Hearing that gave me great freedom and shameless confidence. In eavesdropping. It is unseasonably warm. I’m in a non barducks coffee chain. An hour too early for being an hour early is two hours early […]

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Turn off the Radio

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“I know, I know, It’s an artificial lake, But the swans are real and the trees look great, Put your bite into the bark, and try to take, A little light from the dark before the season breaks” -Artificial Lake – from the forthcoming album Like many, I approach the […]

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Advent in Brooklyn

"The words of the prophets are written on the subway walls" - Paul Simon

Advent in Brooklyn Already two bottles of liquor on the counter at Meat Market. Customer appreciation, the Brooklyn-Italian way. It produces a feeling akin to the season’s first airing of ‘Fairytale of New York’. By Christmas week there’ll be nine or ten half empty bottles on the shelf. Hard liquor […]

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