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We sweet Orpheuses

The Columbia has abandoned us, the Willamette, too; and the Guadalupe; and San Jose. And Portland. We’re abandoned into history. We’re run aground on a little island, but it isn’t really a little island — it’s a sea monster. Verily. … Continue reading

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Drunk song

Everything takes on a wistful luster when I’ve been drinking, as though I’m not watching the present but a gay past be born. I say to my love, “This is what I imagine when I imagine life in Cambodia.” We … Continue reading

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Unfortunately Hitler

[a poem borrowing from statements made by my philosophy teacher cobbled together into heavy-handed non-sequiturs] The problem with us socially is turning into, unknowingly, the classroom. But you’re not supposed to say that’s not right. As Nietzsche predicted. Relativists have … Continue reading

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