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The Other Side of “Irish Eyes”

Brian Mulroney abroad and at home

The Ramble

Memories from the PMO

Vintage Years

Two political memoirs

James Arthur

James Arthur is the author of Charms Against Lightning (Copper Canyon Press 2012). He is an Assistant Professor in the Writing Seminars at Johns Hopkins University.

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James Arthur


July–August 2012
  Beside your trinket house the garden gathered rain. I pulled pears from the pear tree, and saw a few things grow (the wise, dumb pumpkins engorged below the gate…) I split a stump, wrote letters, gathered oysters, ate the rain.  …