We’re taking a two-week August break from publishing new content. Please enjoy these hand-picked selections from our print and digital archives. Original writing, audio, and visual features will resume on September 1. Happy August!
In summer’s heat we flung our worn-out sneaks
On wires between the rosined telephone poles.
In winter, when those wires were fringed with snow,
Retired shoes were urban weather vanes
That pulled this way and that on brutal winds. . . . [Click here to read more]