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What Hangs on Trees →
In the shadow of a tainted history, a poet struggles to write in the pastoral tradition. Web audio extra: author reads this essay aloud.
The Nature of Walls →
Wherever people live, they build walls. What the walls do for them, and to them, is less apparent.
The War Against Oblivion →
When distant horrors fail to move us, we're in need of a serious reality check.
Larry Furman, 12/16/08:
Walls are human. But so is communication.
This begs the human ?: good or bad.
Are walls American?
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