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Chloe enters my swamp with pouts My heart leaps to my sleeve. She amputates it. My beating heart is in her hands She squeezes. Empties it of feelings. I sigh with pleasure. Chloe is my first love. I don’t know … Continue reading

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Book Review: Andre Aciman – Call me by your name

Aciman’s wonderfully sensitive book about a teenager’s rite-of-passage proved eminently translatable to the big screen. It was a wonderful film but the book is possibly(?) better. Aciman sets his novel in an erudite hot-house intellectual atmosphere. Elio, the son of … Continue reading

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