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jcavicch

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jcavicch (United States) published:

The Inadequacy of Gingerbread

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My dad built a lamp, in the living room at my grandparents’ house, when he was in the 6th grade, and in this photo I am 9.  He threaded the wires through a rod, wrapped the neutral wire and hot wire ends around the bulb socket, mounted it on a block of wood, and there it sits in the bottom right corner, its yellow light on my hair, his sleeve, my sisters and aunts and uncles, a glow on my...

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On Singing the Wind Songs

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In the bamboo forest, one tree has toppled. I have no idea how long ago but now—for what was story, and what was photograph, and what I truly saw are all inseparable now—the other trees are sprawled out under its weight. And every summer, though only for a few years, it was the challenge, an early verse in a long song.

I was a toothy kid in a tiny town, where the houses all stand a skip apart, where I’d...

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