2019 October

A Friendship Formed in Silence

She’s one of those ladies who seem as though she left a Dorothea Lange photo. She’s not mature enough to have experienced the Great Depression, yet the lines all over propose a story she’d never spread with cosmetics. She wears her silver hair in an extreme twist, and her painter’s jeans mirror her utilitarian mien. We see each […]

Making Islands

Saturday night at the 2019 Nelsonville Music Festival, Death Cab for Cutie shuts their set with “Transatlanticism.” It’s the one tune the person I just began dating, who brought me here this evening, had planned to hear. “I can’t accept they played it,” he says. We’re strolling connected at the hip through the shadowed valley, away from the […]