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September 3, 2017

Email, once my medium for sharing personal ideas and revealing intriguing thoughts about the world and my day, has now become a vehicle for efficient communication. How does that feel, you ask? It’s as if the Government has taken over a library, and thrown away all the used books and those paperbacks with writing in the margins, or has cut the branches from plum trees in the garden lest they fall on pedestrians jogging by in the morning rains. I ┬áreturn to paper and pen, not out of nostalgic longing – that sensation that overcomes the gray haired man with a Boston Globe looking for the nickel telescope on the wooden dock – but out of a certain truth found in texture, and ┬ácertain grace, the inky blood spreading across the thick white page.

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