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Yuki waited for the plump April moon to appear in the kitchen window before kneeding the rice flour and putting it in the microwave. Her Aunt Sadako had called the day before asking that she make a mochi sweet for the festival at the neighborhood community center. She did it every year and finally was beginning to like it.
These photographs capture images which portray nature's overwhelming power to continue to exist . . .

The moving point from which we must depart
Is this Río Bravo, which presumes, on this side, . . .

In 1962,
Turpin accused of shooting and killing
That frigid February night . . .

He left behind a wife and three young children in Michoacan. In Clinton's Peak, he shared a two-bedroom apartment with five other Latinos. By the time he had been gone two years . . .
It has been some time. It seems a long time. Pacing now. He has not looked at the papers on the desk. He has waited but it is hard not to wonder . . .

The doctors cut holes in both your cornea,
reshaped your eyes, repaired . . .

shards of silence fall around us,
yet we never gather them . . .

The man with the newspaper folded on his knee kept glancing at Pearce. They were sealed inside a taxi with rain pelting down outside . . .

Taken before church-service, somewhere in the
tropics, where humidity is not simply weather, but
a way of breathing, rhythm in a language that expands . . .




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