Tag Archives: Nonfiction

bouquet of bones

The Best Stuff I (Barely) Read This Week “Pick your place anywhere in the world and Great Salt Lake is a mirror reflecting a flashing light on what is coming and what is already here. Our natural touchstones of joy … Continue reading

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everything will pass

The Best Stuff I Read This Week “Together we must learn to live as brothers or together we will be forced to perish as fools.” — Martin Luther King, Jr. / Where Do We Go from Here: Chaos or Community? … Continue reading

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with wounded nerves

The Best Stuff I Read This Week “Some people believe that if they were to join the climate movement now, they would be among the last. But that is very far from true. In fact, if you do decide to … Continue reading

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can’t make sense

The Best Stuff I Read This Week “… racism is about power, and the solving of it relies in part on people being willing to give up power.” — Hanif Abdurraqib / A Little Devil in America “… noncooperation with … Continue reading

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see what grows

The Best Stuff I Read This Week “So it is better to speakrememberingwe were never meant to survive.” — Audre Lorde / “A Litany for Survival” “Poets don’t make money. If you’re not looking for, ‘Oh, I want to write … Continue reading

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vibrant violet light

The Best Stuff I Read This Week “… neither whites nor blacks, for excellent reasons of their own, have the faintest desire to look back; but I think that the past is all that makes the present coherent, and further, … Continue reading

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terror of ecocide

The Best Stuff I Read This Week “The human eyelid is not teartight (happily for the human eye).” — Samuel Beckett / Murphy “Mom makes a list of chores for my brother and I to avoid being slappedOr asked to … Continue reading

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sudden shocking discovery

The Best Stuff I Read This Week “Suffice to say, I do not feel the same enthusiasm around this technology … I understand that ChatGPT is in its infancy but perhaps that is the emerging horror of AI – that … Continue reading

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form of control

The Best Stuff I Read This Week “Has your copay increased?Right hip stiffened?Has the shore risenas you closed up the shop?And have you put your weightbehind its glass door to keepthe ocean out? All of it?” — Solmaz Sharif / … Continue reading

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wandering little drift

The Best Stuff I Read This Week “Then at some point there was something called the internet of things, a phrase I never really understood, but anyway I am now all about the internet of the senses, which can’t be … Continue reading

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