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My Summer Behind the Iron Curtain

Sara Graefe

No Skylab buzz in East Germany.

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I always longed to be the falling woman—impelled by unruly passion, driven by beauty and desire, turned into stone, drowned in flowers.

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PRESS 1 IF

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"...vocabularies / reduced to virus, vaccine, variants— / that dull emergency of the daily count."

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She Came In Through the Window

After the neighbour moved to Europe, Lumpy moved in full time.

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Notes & Dispatches from KELLY BOUCHARD, DAYNA MAHANNAH and ERNIE KROEGER; New fiction by KATE CAYLEY; Feature essays from JOSEPH PEARSON and JEROME STUEART; Poetry by EVELYN LAU and EM DIAL, and much more! 

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