Agreeable eye.

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not quite ready to study

Wednesday, 24 July 2002

They live on the top floor of the house on the corner; there are windows on two sides of their apartment, and the roof slants steeply. They have no balcony. He has long, dark blond hair, which he usually wears in a ponytail. He is in his early thirties and works in a shop, selling […]

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sunset, haze, Greyfriars.

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toss & turn.

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sunset, Greyfriars.

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clouds (not quite at sunset).

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gutter, pigeon.

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a Sunday afternoon in March.

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night, Grayfriars.

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guttering pigeon.

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blue and orange.

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kitchen window, snow.


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present absent.


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point of view.

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Some people don’t need to worry about catching cold.

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with polish

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watching the rain.


Under the window-seat in the back parlor, where wasps die and desiccate, the memories are kept, unlocked, unbidden, and inaccessible – mint-green florilegium, pallor bred under the western sun. The thought makes me sleepy.

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olfactory, rather than visual.

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On the evening of my last day of work before leaving for the Peace Corps.

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This I will miss.

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From the balcony.

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When the sun is shining in the morning it is warm enough to drink coffee on the balcony with a book, perhaps something on regional politics, and listen to the swifts cross the sky. I had thought at first they were starlings, because the starlings paused on the wire linking the apartment building to the […]

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in the afternoon

Afternoon tea out at the country, in November.

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The sky is huge.

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The changing patterns of frost on the window are always interesting to me.

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Frostbound at home.

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the open road

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sunset, Portland.

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sunrise, Portland

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evening, Portland.

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