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Tagged along with Kate and Andrea to meet up with Kat (known online as purplerevolt – I believe she writes really well). Book swap night! I got Kat Revolutionary Road and Big If, and I got Clinton Palanca’s Landscapes and David Sedaris’s Holidays on Ice.
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While rummaging through old notes (I was looking for my earlier jottings for a story I wanted to write) I found the notebook containing the very first drafts of the Reportage poems.
It’s funny how you forget the amount of work that went into your pieces. How in the world was I able to survive writing all these lines?
It boggles the mind.
How easily the land accepts departures
The Christian God brought ten plagues
Perhaps there is beauty in holding your daughter close
The reporter stands