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on 1Q84

I picked up 1Q84 by Haruki Murakami over a year ago at the suggestion of one of my followers. I started strong, a bit underwhelmed, critical and disappointed in the style and narrative choices. When I reached the chapter where … Continue reading

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Silver – Chapter One

Silver Last night, I danced and after the show, two men fell to their deaths backstage. It wasn’t an accident. I mean, it was a chase, a strange kind of chase. One started climbing and the other climbed after him. … Continue reading

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Silver

I finished the verse draft of Silver – prose ho!

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Silver – stanza 28.3

I raced after Courlain, to grab hold of him Keep him from harming himself; I knew he Was making his play for Silver the best he Knew how, the usual way for our kind But I wanted to talk, to … Continue reading

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Silver – stanza 27.3

We can only imagine what Silver thought As she became aware, realizing herself Recognizing Courlain, seeing his schemes But she carried on, never showing her hand Never allowing Courlain to see her alerted To his presence, although he smugly confident … Continue reading

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Silver – stanza 26.3

When it came to Courlain, Malinov found it Difficult to trust Silver completely, he Knew they had a past together, past The seventy years they spent together Recently, Silver had never told him About any of the time she had … Continue reading

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Silver – stanza 25.3

The day of the show started slowly, with A modest breakfast and a long soak Down at the theater, Mme. Tasha led A very light warm-up followed by a Logistical run through, checking marks And cues; one of the girls … Continue reading

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