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Two Poems by Letitia Trent

Landscape Featuring Oklahoma Our story is broken only when the tent preachers land, giving grandma a use for that fancy fan, making all the bad women vomit up money. Otherwise, I spend most days pulling ribbon from the kitten’s belly. … Continue reading

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Come, let us go down, and there confuse their language, that they may not understand one another’s speech: On Learning Hebrew in Israel

by Letitia Trent As our plane arrived in Israel’s airspace, I listened to Pimsleur’s Hebrew lessons on my headphones, which go over the same phrases in half-hours of repetition, the accent-less audio-guide voice followed by the native speakers, who respond … Continue reading

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