Issue 26 Nonfiction

Gradual Habituation
by Tanya Chernov

I’ve worked in Seattle a long time now, traversing the neighborhoods most often by bus through the cold, misty mornings and back again every blustery, wet afternoon. The way might get warm during late summertime, but it’s always just as wearisome.

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If You Find This
by Bryan Fry

As a child landlocked in Great Falls, Montana, I was fascinated with the ocean, that vast space where men with long, tangled hair once searched for islands and the promise of buried treasure.  I would pull an encyclopedia off the shelf and read about conch shells, coral reefs, and Mother of Pearl.  I imagined parting through the salt water in scuba gear searching for star fish, jagged coral, and the mysterious giant squid.

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