Author Archives: corvusfugit

1908: Woodland Pool

Julian Onderdonk: The Woodland Pool (1908)

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1562: Namesakes

The city of Richmond, California is named after the city of Richmond, Virginia, which is named after the English town of Richmond near London, which was named for Richmond Palace, which Henry VII named after his ancestral home in Richmond, … Continue reading

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1936: Then It Will Be Over

Here we are, alone again. It’s all so slow, so heavy, so sad … I’ll be old soon. Then at last it will be over. So many people have come into my room. They’ve talked. They haven’t said much. They’ve … Continue reading

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2012: Journey

Sol Halabi: Viaje en Bote (2012)

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2010: Runaway

Aubrey Longley-Cook: Runaway (2010); Longley-Cook’s blog is here.

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1890: Seagulls

Max Jensen: Seagulls over the Waves; I made up the date.

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1953: Description

As for his feet, sometimes he wore on each a sock, or on the one a sock and on the other a stocking, or a boot, or a shoe, or a slipper, or a sock and a boot, or a … Continue reading

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