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Common Knowledge (1 August 2005) 11 (3): 367–368.
Published: 01 August 2005
... gesture, Susan said yesterday evening, suddenly halting by the wall of the prison in Mosonyi Road, that “this System” (though she didn’t say it out loud, she didn’t say capitalism, she didn’t say democ- racy, but the one in which the two of us are now living, the shared one, which is what the...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2006) 12 (1): 127–133.
Published: 01 January 2006
... directly overhead onto the square before the mortuary, it was dreadfully hot; my mother stuck it surprisingly well, she didn’t cry. Or rather not surprising: in general, she surprisingly sticks out more or less everything. I had just arrived, the previous evening, the Russians having transferred my...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2017) 23 (2): 362–366.
Published: 01 April 2017
... Perchik • Five Poems 365 COMMON KNOWLEDGE 366 with the light still on. still light the with corners the to close so you didn’t forhelp ask...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2004) 10 (3): 551–564.
Published: 01 August 2004
... constellations, carrying Nora this way and that and finally to the end of a taxi line. But she didn’t want a taxi, and once she realized what the others were waiting for she headed in the opposite direction, downtown on Vanderbilt, no, uptown and over to Fifth, yes, this was correct. Firmly en route, she...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2011) 17 (3): 573–580.
Published: 01 August 2011
... minutes. but harmless was that gases of“carbigone,” combination a called he what tered self- feeling college in but didn’t howknow I had done it. problemMy main was nervousness, named my nervousness and “writer’s block.” I had written a few successful things preparatory session. When Dr...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2010) 16 (3): 571–577.
Published: 01 August 2010
... goof her on motherwho didn’t have aword whose and strength advice damp his her offered hurriedly voice and strangled his he unableregained tosaywordaplatform, station until the on damp cheeks unshaven his her, of go letting not embrace, father’s her looked if she had not...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2017) 23 (1): 116–119.
Published: 01 January 2017
... though not entirely, not true, but bent, so if it were outside of her or unconfined it would wobble like a drunk or some poor bitch or bastard with a head injury. It mostly didn’t stick out, it mostly stayed in and was apparent, therefore, to only her but some awful...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2006) 12 (3): 508–515.
Published: 01 August 2006
... 510 won’t ever know. didn’t know, He doesn’t know, and a vocabulary out of nursery rhymes. The bleak Northern shore Trabizond would have been the place. Maybe After Setting Down the Biography under your enemy’s fingernails. of the dirt a view grandstand only to catch wear contact lenses Put on...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2011) 17 (2): 383–393.
Published: 01 April 2011
.... up the picked had cousin my which for luxuries limo, the and lunch the of glowingly spoke father my afterward, Forcome. time longto a things of restaurant, Steve sat the limousinein between us, a harbinger I didn’t recognize miles upscale thousand an to then cemetery, the...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2010) 16 (2): 298–302.
Published: 01 April 2010
... due course, and it took many other coincidences miraculous reincarnation of the first scene in the novel, though at the time I didn’t see it. a were you you, at up jumped Zedog dog my when and telegram, mother’s my by sion conci with her heralded usual July, in that the on evening...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2018) 24 (1): 130–148.
Published: 01 January 2018
.... Whaaat? Isee, you’vebeentakingyourshitsregularlyhere. Nita: And hadn’t youdecidedI’myourfriend? I swearitwasanaccident, Ijustwentinwithoutthinking. I didn’t meanit, Ialwaysusetheotherone, Dia: We’ll havetocutyou20 percentforthat. and theoneoverthereforallworkersyou. that toilet’s formeandmyguests, I...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2005) 11 (3): 541–549.
Published: 01 August 2005
... that?” and, even more appalled, my grandfather explained: “Well, persisted and didn’t understand Istill DonQuixote.” is “this hesaid, on myface, look still vague the Seeing mentionedI’dbefore. orthat school, him heard never in about him hadn’t talked they that isamazed...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2013) 19 (3): 399–410.
Published: 01 August 2013
... spiritual authority of the radical Russian Russian radical of the authority ­spiritual . I didn’t have a degree and was working working .I didn’t was and ahave degree...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2014) 20 (1): 11–13.
Published: 01 January 2014
...? rather look Man Modest today, itsir?” Isend back “Shall came): it sooner. Good Woman didn’t return woman good my that day. my Itwas very this eggs, blessed the ofall chickens potential (remotely) the ofall wings the on you, to back flown has box The to congratulate him: to...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2008) 14 (1): 10–15.
Published: 01 January 2008
... leastcommittee becausethe didnot need for adding another humanistic major to the undergraduate Wecurriculum. orof purpose it didn’t the see that things other among stating submission, the mittee for approval. Not long after, we got word that the committee had rejected com heading, which we did...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2002) 8 (1): 218–268.
Published: 01 January 2002
.... silence they look at each other, do not move actress: We’ll pretend we didn’t see anything. actor: Deceive ourselves but good. long silence they look at each other, do not move actress: Let’s get away from here...
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Common Knowledge (1 May 2016) 22 (2): 304–305.
Published: 01 May 2016
... minuscule harvest — on any given day, a pint or two of tender, many-lobed berries. We didn’t mind if passersby helped themselves. We were glad to be generous. But no one had ever picked every last berry, not as this young woman was doing, walking systematically down...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2002) 8 (2): 407–414.
Published: 01 April 2002
... impassive, it didn’t yearn to be paired We rode through the thickets we rode through the glades Cattails exploded like hand grenades Before they were gone, they meowed woebegone Beneath each shone a black sun I couldn’t bear it I was a...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2007) 13 (1): 113–130.
Published: 01 January 2007
... remembereda I him: in didn’t So butknow him, I remembered. lashes. dark fine the with eyes dark his of man, dered the inevitable triumph of equity over tragedy. the house stood empty, window garish boxes gone to seed as it patiently awaited eradicated only by application of a strong...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2007) 13 (2-3): 463–476.
Published: 01 August 2007
... they they had a new album or were simply reiterating the same old nasal malaise. about to tour: the posters blemished Paris like mustardHe stains. didn’t know if of fashion? Shortly before to Mexico,returning Julio had noticed that they were waves havesuccessive resisted devoid aproductand...