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3 Views in Myanmar

Jessica Grim   Untitled [Myanmar.1]   In their forgiven state      flocks      soar loose ideas riding  currents       only slightly tied     to this     or any       life         can you find it in your heart            friendly    reminders of

I Played for a Knight and He Showed Me the World

Tim DeClaire Last year, Anderson Cooper interviewed world-renowned natural history producer and author, Sir David Attenborough, for 60 Minutes. David was promoting his soon-to-be released book and a new documentary, A Life On Our Planet, for Netflix. As David explained

Summer 2021: Free to Move About

We might imagine a time Before the Pandemic: when travelers could move about freely. But travelers’ journeys were always limited, on the one hand, by what they brought to the journey, and, on the other, by how they were received

Irregular Verbs

Jennifer L. Craig My brother went into hospice at the beginning of March. He died two weeks later. At the beginning of April, he was buried in the national cemetery. Then, as if in collaboration, the next months were marked

Gate Raiding

Mark Chesnut “No sir, you CANNOT have more peanuts!” the red-faced flight attendant shrieked, stabbing a furious finger into the air. “And no, I AM NOT going to give you a goddamned amenity kit. Sit DOWN sir, or I will

The Real Ireland

Lee Haas Norris The dandelions were everywhere. Our knuckles ached from gouging them out of cracks in the worn, cement driveway. At the sound of a Peugeot putt-putting toward us from the garage my husband Chuck and I skittered back,

Traveling While Female

Emma Zimmerman There is a freedom that only the road knows—the one-lane highways; the rolled-down windows; the misty lake air, brushing wind through your hair. There is a loneliness that only the road knows—the smallness of you; the vastness of

COVID-19 in the Atacama Desert

Benjamín López Díaz ‘’When will all this end?’’ Since March, that’s the question that starts most conversations here in my small hometown in Chile. It seems to be that the pandemic has become almost the only topic to talk about.

I Climbed the Date Palm

Auden Friedman I am singing Bob Dylan from a treetop. “You’re Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go.” This is not normal behavior for me. I have always been a singer, and I used to be a tree climber, but