Category Archives: Literary Impressions

Chocolate Wasteland

February is the cruellest month, breeding Roses for dead relationships, confusing Obligation for the real thing. Winter kept us coupled, disguising complacency in neglectful rhythm, faking A little affection with rote sex. March surprised us, coming over the St. Patrick’s … Continue reading

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Vladimir Nabokov Reviews His Favorite Boba Place

Bubble tea, thrill of my afternoon, cooling of my tongue. My mouth, my mind. Bub-ble-tea: the bounce and blow of my lips taking a trip to the tilt of my tongue back to tap at the teeth on three. Bub. … Continue reading

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Ernest Hemingway Receives a Package from Amazon

The man came to the door. I hadn’t been out of bed yet, but I was awake. When I heard the bell, I lit the lamp and got dressed. He rang again and I stumped to the door. The sunlight … Continue reading

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Preface to Gaiman, in the style of Samuel Johnson

**Our assignment was either to write a dull essay, or to emulate the style of Samuel Johnson in his dense yet ardent praise of William Shakespeare. Alone among my classmates, I chose the latter.** That admiration in gratuitous excess is … Continue reading

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