Monthly Archives: September 2011

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When I heard I’d be living in Vera I was excited. After a month living in Vera… well, let’s just say I feel differently. I’m a big fan of walking in straight lines. A straight line is the shortest distance … Continue reading

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Fish Gotta Swim, Birds Gotta Fly

“…but they don’t last long if they try…” Continue reading

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Keto and Kote

On Sunday night I attended a production of Keto and Kote at the Batumi Art House. Myself and around a hundred other TLG volunteers were able to see the show courtesy of Misha and the MES, to whom I extend … Continue reading

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Two Poems

As a follow-up to my last post, I’m reproducing the two poems I read during the fourth stream at Buckswood. The first was written while I was in high school – I’m thinking I was 17 or 18 when I … Continue reading

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Three Poems

At Buckswood Summer School we held one or two poetry nights every stream. During third stream, I read three original poems for the second poetry night. Some of my students have asked about them, so I’ve decided to reprint them … Continue reading

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New Host Family

Yesterday I met my new host family. While of course it’s difficult to get a distinct impression of a group of people after a single night, there are a few things that really stood out that make me think that … Continue reading

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