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Hawk Season Notebook # 79 Dust and noon headlights, road-weary... doused in a low water pressure motel shower, that man's next line of work might be in the gathering of ditch-strewn roadkill ribs, skulls, and vertebrae... b...
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Dinner time! The West Country accent homely as shepherd's pie. Dinner time. Tea time! So it went on. Dinner was dinner, tea was tea. Simple. When did it happen? Someone's house complicated the simple dinner...
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Hawk Season Notebook #75 Pawns always bank on an ambulance arriving in time.
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Yesterday I happened to finish Ben Lerner's crafty and subtle monograph, The Hatred of Poetry, and a few hours later, while Lerner's essay was still effervescing in my brain, discovered that Yves Bonnefoy had died a day before (Friday, July 1), in Paris. The first reports I saw (Radio France and ...
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Hawk Season Notebook #60 Gravel Road Rattle A dry-bone thunderstorm passes by. Advice-'n-politics radio off a satellite. Canners, cutters, skinny broken mouth cows in a livestock truck rolling for the Davenport auction barn...
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Hawk Season Notebook #46 Cage Door Sign in the window of a closed small town meat locker: Gone to Buy a Gun.
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At varying intervals in the day, Jim escapes the office and walks in the park with its museum of mostly living trees that attract eccentrics who maybe need a place to feel free of scrutiny.  Or perhaps they’re just plain strange and have no idea what they w...
At varying intervals in the day, Jim escapes the office and walks in the park with its museum of mostly living trees that attract eccentrics who maybe need a place to feel free of scrutiny. Or perhaps they’re just plain ...
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A leaf of glass seals a scene: white figure on green. Who is it? I asked. The Giant, my Great Grandmother said sat at the table in her sky-blue housecoat. She said the word in such a way as to ...
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Hawk Season Notebook #58 They were teaching us to square dance. We were six or seven years old, curious about school cafeteria rats and the angels God hired to push clouds across the sky. A few of us had nickels for the hal...
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awynart people you see on benches in bus stations at the park in pictures from memory alone, or huddling, as if in trenches
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