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“Smithereens”

AGNI | Winter 2015

“Concrete debris and ash had been swept into small hillocks, like sloppy housekeeping in the aftermath of an atrocity, and it struck me that I’d been counting down to this physical confirmation that I could never come back.”

“Tartar”

The Southern Review | Spring 2012

“It is because she had a been a tartar that had made her, at times, so difficult to live with, and precisely why she had been so hard to lose.”

“The Watermark”

The Gettysburg Review | Summer 2009

“I recognize the irony that our relationship should now be conducted by mail, and this long distance conversation is the only way I know he is still alive.”

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