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Lori Witzel
Works at Spanning Backup
Lives in Cedar Park, TX
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Critique
USDA, " Rim Fire ," 2013 We’re parsing the structure of argument; there are men wearing ties, yelling on TV, or men wearing open-collar shirts, yelling across the Internet, who have no need of our thoughtfulness. Our scruples. Anger is what they need; we re...
USDA, "Rim Fire," 2013 We’re parsing the structure of argument; there are men wearing ties, yelling on TV, or men wearing open-collar shirts, yelling across the Internet, who have no need of our thoughtfulness. Our scruples. ...
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Edging
A downhill slope, and the leaf mold’s edged in grit. But oh, the long light! Wicking up-trail, soaking into the sand, its gold rising as I step down to packed silt. I watch a wake roll past, tracing its lattice of arcs on dark mud at the river edge; it’s no...
A downhill slope, and the leaf mold’s edged in grit. But oh, the long light! Wicking up-trail, soaking into the sand, its gold rising as I step down to packed silt. I watch a wake roll past, tracing its lattice of arcs on dar...
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Workout sketch 1
There’s no easy uplift; gravity pulls hard on me. I try to rise, can’t get free of the ground; these ridges tug at my knees, my ankles. The air, which should be thinner, thickens, as if my breath came through a straw, from deep within a cave. It is all work...
There’s no easy uplift; gravity pulls hard on me. I try to rise, can’t get free of the ground; these ridges tug at my knees, my ankles. The air, which should be thinner, thickens, as if my breath came through a straw, from de...
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Unfamiliar Spirit
If a witch’s helper is called a familiar spirit, that phrase (I wonder what it might be in Latin, or in Hebrew?) makes me think about how “of a place” a familiar might be. Because, “familiar.” And so here I am, moved halfway across the country for a number ...
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Canopy
I’m as full of changes as a forest at the end of summer, in its last sweet storing of light for darker days to come. Me, looking up at bright clouds through a susurration of that living canopy, absorbing reflected sunlight as it moves from eye to third eye,...
I’m as full of changes as a forest at the end of summer, in its last sweet storing of light for darker days to come. Me, looking up at bright clouds through a susurration of that living canopy, absorbing reflected sunlight as...
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Bristlecone
Dcrjsr, "A large Great Basin Bristlecone Pine, Pinus longaeva , showing both live and dead sections," 2010 Fast to catch aflame, and fast to burn, these hills— and brushfire’s what will come when lightning strikes. Ashes float on updrafts, turn to dust; sti...
Dcrjsr, "A large Great Basin Bristlecone Pine, Pinus longaeva, showing both live and dead sections," 2010 Fast to catch aflame, and fast to burn, these hills— and brushfire’s what will come when lightning strikes. Ashes float...
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For all my athlete friends.
I just ATE the pool (FAST), and now I am eating a nice big bowl of pesto (FAST) lest I eat someone’s small children instead because I (FINALLY) felt it was right to go (THE APPROPRIATE DISTAN…
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Turquoise
Hamon jp, " Zanskarie people wearing a perak (traditional headdress) composed of turquoises (Zanskar) ," 1991 In Old French it was called Turkish stone, a conflation of those who’d traded the gems with the gem itself: the sky, dug by hand in Persia. The Din...
Hamon jp, "Zanskarie people wearing a perak (traditional headdress) composed of turquoises (Zanskar)," 1991 In Old French it was called Turkish stone, a conflation of those who’d traded the gems with the gem itself: the sky, ...
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Breakages
Anselm Kiefer, " Breaking of the Vessels," 1990 lead, iron, glass, copper wire, charcoal, and Aquatec; 149 in x 135 1/16 x 57 in; St. Louis Art Museum We came to live in this small house with our keepsakes all wrapped up in bubbles, but I still woke to a pl...
Anselm Kiefer, "Breaking of the Vessels," 1990 lead, iron, glass, copper wire, charcoal, and Aquatec; 149 in x 135 1/16 x 57 in; St. Louis Art Museum We came to live in this small house with our keepsakes all wrapped up in bu...
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Crows
John James Audubon, " American Crow ," 1861, Brooklyn Museum So I’ve come to the place where I’ll die. If I’m lucky, this death’s as far off as the time it will take to walk these mountains up and down and then up again, feeling soft rains revive me; long a...
John James Audubon, "American Crow," 1861, Brooklyn Museum So I’ve come to the place where I’ll die. If I’m lucky, this death’s as far off as the time it will take to walk these mountains up and down and then up again, feelin...
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Coverture
Patrice Lewis, " Tarping Hay ," 2010 Everything is open to the sky—the scrap-wood sheep pen, the pitted bed of the skewbald pick-up, even the attic (a missing patch of shingles on the roof make an accidental skylight)—everything except for a ziggurat of fre...
Patrice Lewis, "Tarping Hay," 2010 Everything is open to the sky—the scrap-wood sheep pen, the pitted bed of the skewbald pick-up, even the attic (a missing patch of shingles on the roof make an accidental skylight)—everythin...
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Jesus Loves The Food Containers Of The World
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Everybody on the planet wishes everyone else would just stay put. That's about the nut of it. Everyone's used to the people they were forced

Not Saying Things: Part One
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I worried, as this year's presidential primary season was taking shape. The Democratic field was small and crap quality. Clinton was a cente

September: Progress Report
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Losing one's identity is, according to some Buddhists, a consummation devoutly to be wished. I have certainly lost mine. I used to be someon

Murrmurrs: Avoiding The Damp Spot
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Sometimes I sit by a stream and wonder why it keeps going. Shouldn't it be possible to see the end of it? Shouldn't it be possible to watch

A Life in Three Minutes
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What do you do when you hear a NICU nurse say that the baby you’re about to rock “is incompatible with life”? Just what do you do? I volunte

The Hills
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My recent summer vacation took me from one end of the almost endless Texas panhandle to the other. Taking the not-interstate whenever possib

Needlework
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Pull a needle from the cushion. Mine is too weak to see its, now; but thread by feel, by the give when the thread finds its way, and the res

Mortgage Monkey
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I'm a Portland, Oregon based Certified Mortgage Loan Officer, here to help you achieve your goals. I am gay and lesbian friendly and work wi

Sunset: Horsetail Falls
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I think I must limp into speech again run a finger around the drain trap of the larynx and shake the gettings off into the trash: Sure older

Surrounded by Making
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On the way out to Sylvan, at sunset, I'm on the lower deck of the Marquam bridge, leaving one snarl of freeway and approaching another. I ge

Ectomy
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Old tools are best for a job like this. Cold chisel and a hammer. I tap my belly one quick rap and it shatters like a dream of piggy banks:

Sleeping With The Moon
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Gathering the threads of what I am and amen't going to do for the rest of rolling eterne, or twenty years, or two: I shall eat vegetables tw

Fatigue
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It becomes more opaque, as time goes by: my eyes going milky white, and all the hard edges softening. The suffering so constant and overwhel

Spanning launches backup for OneDrive business users
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Just because your data is stored in the cloud is no reason to stop backing it up. While cloud service providers are responsible for making y

Reading Spanish
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Something shifted, a few months ago. I had been going on for years, reading a few pages of Spanish and adding two or three words every day t

This Little Boat Of Happiness
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This little boat of happiness has a gunwale rimed with salt; your lacerated hand will feel the prickle and the fault. The distiller has funn

Phalanx
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The third proximal phalanx of the hand runs from knuckle to knuckle of our most defiant finger: mine, some two inches long, I would like to

The Withering of Patience
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The withering of patience seems to be the theme of this year. I go back to pounding on one flat stone with a dusty fist. This, here, first.

Farewell to Winter and Misanthropy
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The morning light across her face almost chiaroscuro. I steal glances at her eating bacon: the muscles of her jaw change the contours of her

The Conditions of the Lease
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A deep breath. My ribs lift: I know that the muscles of my neck and back are hauling them upwards, but I've seldom been able to make that re