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A Poem in Paris

I thought I’d write one sentence while I’m here because it is a special place and because i am wondering if perhaps a bit of magic something in the air might find its way in whether by accretion from the … Continue reading

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Oia, Santorini, Kyklades, Greece: A Fine Place to Read a Book.

As I sit on the terrace that welcomed my friends and me to the cave dwelling we call a temporary home here in Oia, Santorini (of the Kyklades islands in the Greek, Aegean Sea), I am noticing that for the … Continue reading

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Stop Visualizing Success

“I’ve always wanted to travel,” people say. “I’ve always wanted to write a book,” say others. “I really should sit down and think through that idea I had.” “I’m finally putting my thoughts in order and am almost ready to … Continue reading

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Day 9: Apartment in Mitte (and Shakespeare & Sons bookshop)

Europeans do coffee very badly or very well. This morning’s coffee is awful. Draining my cup bit-by-bit reveals a film of the powder used to flavor the heated water. Techno is the bar’s music-of-choice, even during breakfast hours. Ugh. At … Continue reading

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Day 7: Prenzlauer Berg and St. George’s Bookshop

My roommates from Bonn arrive in the room after a night of revelry around 5:30am, and from this point onward I am irrevocably awake. Cautious to be quiet as I’m able, I escape from the dorm room to the common … Continue reading

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