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Waffles and Waffalls

by cheri I realize this image is rather earthy: a warm buckwheat and blueberry waffle resting asymmetrically on a pedestrian paper plate, its blueberries warning of dark caverns filled with butter and pure maple syrup–a bite of hot crust that … Continue reading

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The Cracked Mirror of Memory

by cheri block I’ve been doing a fair amount of reading on the subject of memory and memorials. The thesis I am writing concerns the memories of two men, one Czech Jew and one German, both of whom entangle themselves … Continue reading

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Alonzo’s Mirror (7)

by cheri block Alonzo saw, in his mirror, a young virile dragon with bright golden eyes, orbs surrounded by firm blue skin and symmetrical scales.  Not a blemish on his nose, not a scar on his cheek, not a bag … Continue reading

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