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grace alone might have to do

February 18, 2011

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“If ever there came a morning when mercy and simple good fortune took to their heels and fled, grace alone might have to do.” (Paradise, Toni Morrison) The summer before my ninth grade year, I read the novel Beloved by Toni Morrison. I had checked it out from the public library which was within walking […]

Dear Jon Kortajarena

February 7, 2011

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Dear Jon Kortajarena, The only reason I bought the film “A Single Man” is to watch you smoke. Languidly, sensually, lusciously smoke. As the foggy curl stretches itself against the curve of your lips, groping its way past your warm amber eyes and finally dispersing to meet the hazy afternoon sky just past your thick, […]