Lebanon’s dreams of a homeland were fading with every rocket launch.
She did not leave him for the sailor. So why should he be angry?
We imagined the train routes through the heart of the country.
I worry that I will be kidnapped by my cab driver and driven to an ATM.
All these barns with their busted spidery limbs strewn over the lupine.
Be glad the numbness in your legs isn’t reading on your face.
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We'd see them more, but your father and I aren't much for traveling.
I loved hopping freight trains. It was cheap, dirty, and dangerous.
I rented a house in the woods of East Hampton as a form of therapy.
She’d planned to choose an adult film and lie back with him to watch.
I would chase it to the shores of the lake where the killer waited.
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To enter the dust of their bedroom, to stand invisible on the plush carpet.
I felt awful about imposing on him, but I was desperate to see the Derby.
The waitress looked us over, wondering, I guess, if we were famous.
Lufthansa lifts off under me. The set sun disinters, a fanned cinder.
Was he a good man or a bad man? Was it necessary, even, to speculate?
At 35,000 feet, the center of heaven, in the deep Milky Way, we meet.
No matter how much money there is, it can always just drain away.
Walking on Canal Street, I slipped on the curb and fell on my face.
The judge’s mother was impossible; her mere presence was infuriating.
We were aiming for a complete transformation of society.
Daofu was a cluster of lights bubbling up in the belly of a darkened plain.
The scent of lighter fluid and tobacco drifted in through the window.
Their eyes met from time to time. I thought about what I could tell her.