go Sharon Olds!

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"I thought of the clean linens at your table, the shining knives and the flames of the candles, and I could not stomach it."

Currently in Bethesda, MD, at the Holiday Inn where Small Press Expo will start tomorrow. I flew through Houston, and as I dragged my carry-on through the terminal, I looked out the window and saw the terrible, slow, long line of people waiting outside the entrance, hoping for a spot on a plane that could take them away, anywhere.

The seat in front of the man sitting next to me on the plane out of Houston was empty, which puzzled everyone.


robin said:

eloquent. thank you.

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