Life While You Wait by Wislawa Szymborska

Life While-You-Wait. by Wislawa Szymborska Performance without rehearsal. Body without alterations. Head without premeditation. I know nothing of the role I play. I only know it’s mine, I can’t exchange it. I have to guess on the spot just what this play’s all about. Ill-prepared for the privilege of living, I can barely keep up […]

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BLT by Barbara Crooker

BLT by Barbara Crooker Enjoy every sandwich. —Warren Zevon, talking with David Letterman about his terminal lung cancer shortly before his death. Here’s how to make a great sandwich: country white bread lightly toasted, contoured with mayonnaise, leaf lettuce spilling over the borders, overlays of tomatoes, train tracks of bacon leading straight out of town. […]

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