Exploring the grid in simple materials

Exploring the grid in simple materials

Jean Wolff is an abstract painter and these works investigate the structure of a grid in simple materials.                …

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Missile Crisis

Missile Crisis

An essay by Joshua Weinstein   Our fate will not dare to reject us. This fact I know well, if we’re all blown to hell…

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The Road to Tullahoma

The Road to Tullahoma

“Go on now, nobody needs ya ‘round here.” groused Whitman as he spoke to the wind that rattled the length of a row of Beech…

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The Memory of Being

The Memory of Being

Sixty-two, sixty-three, sixty-four, close the door… I pat my matted hair and unbunch the long gown caught between my legs. It’s wet and clumpy and…

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Making Art

Making Art

The studio was lit by December smog, you’d make tea make lunch make breathless moans, then you burned plastic paint to make statements about the…

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Walk, After Lunch

Walk, After Lunch

A deer park, a duck lake, a fort— “It’s colder here, isn’t it?”— “Yes; we’ll walk fast, ok?” Distress clouds your eyes: “You should’ve got…

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Over and Over

Over and Over

I had recently graduated from college, where, as a matter of fact, I received an outstanding dissertation award. I met Lucila in an introductory stock…

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Educating Oneself

Educating Oneself

I went to the University of Texas because it’s where my mother would have gone if she’d had the chance to go to school beyond…

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All The King’s Men

All The King’s Men

The family came to visit the house one warm Sunday, early May, the April rain lingering in parks, on sidewalks, in the cloudy skies. The…

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Hsi-Wei and The Twin Disasters

Hsi-Wei and The Twin Disasters

Note:  The following is drawn from the Tang Minister Fang Xuan-ling’s account of his extensive conversations with the peasant/poet Chen Hsi-wei, whom he visited in…

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