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2007

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Silos, Debra Marquart Jan 2007

Silos, Debra Marquart

English Publications

ground zero we believed

we were ground zero

north dakota, 1964...


Bookmobile, Debra Marquart Jan 2007

Bookmobile, Debra Marquart

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To be saved by books, to be allowed to file in twos away from Sister Paula's math class,

to climb those three small steps off the curb, and be met by the smell of old paper, glue and leather bindings....


Lazer Land Outing With Boys, Debra Marquart Jan 2007

Lazer Land Outing With Boys, Debra Marquart

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I'm not their mother, although the picture

so convinces the arcade manager

that he shouts, Happy Mother's Day...


Reconsidering An Agricultural Childhood, Debra Marquart Jan 2007

Reconsidering An Agricultural Childhood, Debra Marquart

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In an interview titled, "Field Observations," the environmentalist and writer, Wendell Berry, spoke about long-range decisions he was making for his farmland in the Kentucky River Valley. "What I'm going to do here." he explained to the interviewer as they walked Berry's upland pastures, "is grow an old -growth forest. It will take about 200 years, and I won't live to see it."


Chores, Debra Marquart Jan 2007

Chores, Debra Marquart

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There is a gravel road about a quarter-mile long leading out of my parents' farm in North Dakota that leads to another gravel road about a half-mile long, which eventually meets up with Highway 3, the two-lane blacktop that runs through my hometown. When I was a kid, I sat for hours in my brother's bedroom facing the highway, and I kept a running tally of how many cars and trucks passed our farm...


Chill Factor, Debra Marquart Jan 2007

Chill Factor, Debra Marquart

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sometimes at parties in moorhead my friend's late night rambling hushed as if fearing microphones in the walls crazy talk....


Buoy, Debra Marquart Jan 2007

Buoy, Debra Marquart

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And so you came to realize that a married man is like a drowning victim, when you find him

drenched, adrift and unhappy in the vast ocean of his marriage. And you are always the first...