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the streetlight glow

I hear people here pine for the woods all the time. They long to get out of the fray. But me, I’m like some modern day Rip Van Winkle, waking in Walla Walla to find a world of wonders…”   by ana maria spagna     Late one afternoon I…

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slow connection

I’d grown up in California, in the vast sprawling outer edges of Los Angeles, suburbs of suburbs of suburbs. And I’d come to the North Cascades to escape it…”   by ana maria spagna   This morning, like most mornings, I sit at my desk gazing out my window and…

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la linea

As a literature student, I was given to big thoughts, and as a lifelong Catholic, my big thoughts led to guilt, and when I was twenty years-old guilt led me, against my better judgment, to Tijuana, the busiest port of entry in the world…”   by ana maria spagna  …

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north fork bridge

But now he’s gone, and I’m watching the distance between who we were and who I am lengthen and obscure like parallel ski tracks that fill back in during a heavy storm, even as you try to break through, again and again, they fill…”   by ana maria spagna  …

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fifty miles

I already knew, sort of, how it worked: in ten years, perhaps, analysis might be in order, clarity might emerge, but for right then it was only murky chaos, like having been knocked into the surf by an unexpected wave. My mom had taught us young what to do: lie…

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