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Life & Death: An Ode To Water

  It’s finding a spring just when you’re dying of thirst, hope amidst despair   though it’s a false hope just as you’re quenching your thirst you taste the poison   you lay by the spring hoping for an antidote, … Continue reading

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We Are Teeth

People are born and people die and these are just the facts of nature and life. Societies are born and societies die and these are just the facts of nature and life. Some people die of old age, once their … Continue reading

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Leaves In Compost

We’re leaves in compost changing, decaying, dying, reincarnated.

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A Decent Family Man And Citizen: A Requiem For Vietnamese Peasants

There are certain things that can’t be taken away from the late John McCain: He was a Navy pilot he was shot down over Vietnam and captured he was held as a prisoner of war for five and a half … Continue reading

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Angels & Alligators

When I was a kid I used to think that Florida was Heaven not because I had been there or had even seen pictures of it or really knew anything at all about the place but when I was 5, … Continue reading

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Famine

The harvest rots in fertile fields as famine spreads but speculators have no time to mourn the dead

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Life, Death, & Food

Anthony Bourdain used food as a way of introducing America to people around the world, their history and culture. He let food speak for itself, and importantly, let people speak for themselves. Bourdain’s Hawaii episode was the first time many … Continue reading

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