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Carlos Fuentes has died…

~~In his gem of a book, Myself With Others, Carlos Fuentes has a chapter titled “How I Wrote One of My Books.”  The novel in question is Aura.  The chapter is a curious mix of evocation, meditation, memoir, and theory. … Continue reading

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Like Breath

A second “dispatch” from Paris in The Common. http://www.thecommononline.org/dispatches/breath ~~~  

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A city, a melody, and the past….

~~My “little” essay, Petite Fleur, has just been posted on The Common. http://www.thecommononline.org/dispatches/petite-fleur~~

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Wish you were here: Paris, again

More photos of Paris, from my friend, chef extraordinaire, devoted tutor of French, Ariadne Eliseef.  There are, again, some photos of Paris scenes, as well as of Marché Malakoff and the sellers of fish, flowers and household items. Soon. ~~~ … Continue reading

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Wish you were here: In Paris

Occasionally, I post photographs from friends who are traveling the world, wandering.  Today, I am posting photos of Paris, from my  friend Yvette Raby.  And what better companion to these photographs than a reprise of Mary Jo Salter’s lovely poem … Continue reading

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Early in the morning, at the Marché Malakoff, Paris


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Meditation (subverted) on Lucca olives…

I thought when I sat down to write this post that it was going to be another Paris morning–the wild traffic outside, the mad rush of pedestrians, the  greying of the skies. But it did not happen that way.  Be … Continue reading

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