Jacob Lawrence, Struggle...From the History of the American
People No. 19. Thousands of American citizens have been torn from their country and from everything dear to
them: they have been dragged on board ships of war of a foreign nation. --Madison, 1 June 1812 (1956)
Workbook: June, 2003
- June 30, 2003: Your friend leaves his bedding piled neatly in the planter.
- June 29, 2003: Despite my ambivalence over its childishnesses...
- June 28, 2003: The power of concentration.
- June 27, 2003: "I will take not one step further..."
- June 26, 2003: Been a long time coming...
- June 25, 2003: They say that prisoners who've been jailed for many years come to fear the thought of freedom.
- June 24, 2003: Dusty desert backroad.
- June 23, 2003: Emigre women, Lebanese you think, talking to each other behind the counter.
- June 22, 2003: Bumper sticker, Scott and Waller:
- June 21, 2003: Runway. Concrete, grooved, tire-marked.
- June 20, 2003: The first night, I asked for a kiss...
- June 19, 2003: We fought like Mods and Skinheads.
- June 18, 2003: There's something about him which forces people to confront their own mediocrity.
- June 17, 2003: Lanky girl, early twenties, mod-cropped strawberry hair died blond.
- June 16, 2003: Sleepy morning streets, suburbs.
- June 15, 2003: We both were unable to watch The Honeymooners.
- June 14, 2003: As she observed the apparent successes of her friends...
- June 13, 2003: The film brings the books' racism into stark and contradictory relief.
- June 12, 2003: Mr. Technology.
- June 11, 2003: He drove a Porsche, but he wouldn't make his child support payments.
- June 10, 2003: After our first kiss she said, with a sweet, sweet sigh...
- June 9, 2003: "Lenin was a bad man. He took away the people's freedom!"
- June 8, 2003: Dying plant, thin, a vine, drooping brown and barren where once it had wrapped itself climbing around a cheerful iron trellis.
- June 7, 2003: Young woman, blond, gray-eyed, roundish.
- June 6, 2003: He affects a veneer of affable self-depreciation.
- June 5, 2003: Slamming doors...
- June 4, 2003: My girlfriend uses mechanical implements of self-mutilation to bend her body to what she believes to be her will.
- June 3, 2003: My Proustian moments are almost always triggered by weather.
- June 2, 2003: None of my friends could stand her.
- June 1, 2003: Wanderlust...
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