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•.... ·.··ne afternoon:" I notteed a grassh,opper on, the hood, of my car on -the hou:r-l<Dng' to'IUJI'n~r' from one: stde G},f my

metropoljtan to the other. Hi1ln,ging on wlth Ids sticky legsj, he ,tep,ositfoned n,im:s'elf m. n aero dyna:m:iG battle w'it~, the typh,Qon, atop, m,y vehtcle, TI-l_ fhouglhlof' wat ,:h,tn,g' my cou:ra,geous partner disappear worrIed: me.

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I cevta,i::nly couldn't Ieave him '00 my hood, nor ,-·o:uld, I shoo this guY' onto th .. e, chaottc :pavement~ Into the pas':,enger' seat "Bravo" went. ~: ,As, soon as '1 g,ot on the free.wa.y; Bra;.vo)s. endurance should have s:i:lliently blmwn, awav 'lyra h -:r d ,If" 0' nn . ethtn g- in 'C- om ,. m -'. '0'-"'8' 'D' 'O"W' . we ". were

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.d F'vnDAHfnrAL conSflJUE.nr;E lJ'F URBAn GRlJllfTH IS THE ff1CRfASJ1W ALIEFl.6TJOn BEfWEEn MAnKJ'RD AnD THE n.~TU,R.6.J.., WORLD. RATttJRAL PROCESSES SEEN no LlJIlG'ER RELEVAnT TO A S'CJt:IETY DEFEnDEnT OR THE TECHllDL{}GJr:A.L FiX. YET UUE ,lHUY'MAS fa Sr:RATC.H THE :SURFACf tn R'fVfAL HilW' tusmsrt» IS THE E~lH.D'{;:'~',AnD EtOnBHY OF H,aST WESrERI'll cmis. DAJLY FUfICTJDRS DEPEnD ALJ10Sr ERTJRfL't OR IM'P(J'R'T OF EnERGY AIH) R~~ MATERIALS AI1D EXPlJRT ,f1f WASTfS tllJ1SUJE THE r:JTY LIH1TS. AS An' ORGAnJSM. THE WESTERn CITY JS P'RtlFLlG8,Tr in ITS EnERG't USE! W.HIC'H JS eXACERBATED BY THE

[J!JILV MJGJU.TUUlS OF CDHHIJTERS TO J!nD FRDH THf f:fTY CEnTER. VIEWfilllR A WORLIJ SCALf. SlICH DAilY' TRJVEl ,IS A ,FIIR.H OF ,H.dJU7ESS WHICH Wf H,IGHT PRfVll1ilSLif HAVE sssscun» stu» W,ITH lfH,MHlG,S.

, BUT THIS IS JUST Df1f ASPECT Of URBAn .LJVi.nC; THAT PRECLIJDfS An rC:DLl1G/C.dLLY',SDllRn LJ1'ESTYL.f. BY BUiLDinG CITIES In' THE W~Y WE HAVE, WE ARE DJVlJRClnG OURSELVES FRaN nATURE,. WHAT Cl1nTACr JS TH,ERE VlJTH THE SEAsons In A HlJD'ER.n AJR'-,CDnD.fTUllif,g SHIJ!.'PUlG HALL WITH ITS ssnr-m TREfS'.'1 WE HAVE SA lHSHflJ nAT.URE FRDH M'llST Df aUR TlJ wnsc..a; PES .anD THE RfSU'LTJn,r; EnVIRonMEnT R'fFLECTS CUI'LY TD'D WELL THE AS'SYHPTJDn THAT IJRB'AnJTrS ARE FAST ,BECl1HIRG An EGlJCEBTRl,r; SPECIES THRIVlnr;. an suns» r:IJLTURf ~,LlJnE.

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a bright :S.P()t amtdst ,th,e whirling dust of the streets, mche s ,d .. ong ,SIl. :paJ.'c'kedI dirt road .. H:or.ns honk, drivers 'curse, iengines, steam, Wo'men~, thin. shawls draped loosely over thetr heads, sarls wT8,pped and tuckJed: up under their legs, s'qrna!.t by the ,eqge of the bo,g' s~ma:cld:ID.g 'w,et clothes a,galn:st smooth stones, ,N:~ked chtldren, ca:ked: in, dtrt, nun. u,P and down the benks

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I rest 'my head 'lga1 ns:t my' gran.dm,o,thef'~S! knee. She sit~ (>D, her hemp knotted stool peeltng clusters oif [gIr:~ ic cleves, She pats my head and: drops curls of thhl ,garUc sldn to i'he:

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I weiiJ.r my favourite '[ur.'quoise; cotton slacks and ,211:n ,old, white t-shirt e:mbla:~oID.e.d \Vith a: picture of a p1engtdn holcnn,g a Pepsi.

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tie,llls, us ~!Ne h.8:\I}e, tal 1Jlnld a dlilf!JerJleDl r~Qute hlomt~ -'ori thley'lll !iQIIIIQW IUS, a,I~1 thle wzy. to my. igl,r.andmot~e,[~'s apartment .• ,eI tJ~n wfilll be i.n [!. ·,a~1 tna ub.I.,. ~1We 'WQnien tug at. 'lhJeilr~ sJaris .'and

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wh ilia .Ip~.kls. WIe, feapl d'c'wn S._dl h UI[rf _aflongl _8 c[aq'kUed _a~feyway. W~e !CUI :stU I Hear~ 'thleil[~ , 'Wi1J~s~ 'W~e, [u_n,~ W1e [Ubi up 'tHe, r~Qadl,", Wle r.u_n ps.st was,l-e~chql!dle!d Iglut' ers, Wle nun. past, tiin [~aQI·s a_n.d c:[ulmb.lilngl ella,· 'w~alls,. VIle [u_Dl,past. Imu;Ql~' 'y:ar..ds an.'d denie.nl, blQ,d,lIs, 'witth lilt.e gir..s, Ilegs danlgl~in'g~ Wile run past. hle8jps

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I ceouch on. the veranda and clasp the cool metal bars. I stare OU~ into UW.,e :nigh.t sky" and breathe de epl y:. Thousands upon thousands of U ny stars wtnk and gHite~r- from an endless reach of sky. The nighttime moon, big and yeJJ.O"w stare s 'back al me + 'M Y

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-!J.rta:a!,~ . " a. II!.U;a, I , moon, we see t ,11,fL- moon. .II,ILere tn -'ang (E,_ es '~

and Y'ou~ yOU' see that S211me moon in Canada. ]lj's ,the. same 11\000]1" and we, both see Ur from d'~ ff:eltent si de's of the 'world .. jii

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OO~. own (h. _' ie green.o,g" _al,r.l'!. an mrs enous m tne ,[lIglU .. "

A putrid:) S,QUf stench ],",0']],8 over 'the. veranda. I g",a,z;e up at the moon snd wonder' what 11 must look like from home,

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SHO'l:L-EE KHAN ]S PtI'RSU]NG H!ER. Ml.A.S'nHtSl, D~G]H~E ]:~ 'EMG:US,M U"TE'RA'rU:ll'B At' IE E u:~:nnERS]TY' or TOR,ONTt')m

By Sergey Gerasimov

Ali cia sud den 1 y fro w ned, ., I don f t 1 ike them that much. But a real man is much more expensive than a PAD." she comnented ~ "lIn an extended sense .. u

"Yeah ... you're right. But I'd like them to

A PAD could wh isper in :yollUr' create graceful humanoid bodyforms somehow .. "

and t"e n de r W 0 r d S "I "S Q m e ,-', i m e s i n ~-j 1m-a t II' 'h, u l~Lal n t too n u c h .. PAD s per f 0 r- rn i n way s

kind, sonetimes not, kee._ing reason'ilbly h t' hu an "

t ,', ,seem very m ' •

decent at the sa~Q time, J t as much •• ~ontt you feel odd when an armchair

decent as it was necessary for y..Q1U Ion th' t w i,1i a p!~i[r of mikes makes you happy?

very day. The built-in compu.te~ lear:ed By 'h~ n~, today you don't look yourself ..

with awe-inspiring capacity" keeping ana Whatts the matter with you?"

ace u rt u I at i n gin t h Q me II 0 r y all the per son a 1 H Not h in 9 . I'm 0 kay ... ,. sa idA 1 i cia ..

tastes of a cl ient. And then... after three "'Are you sure?rII

or four sessions, there came a breathless ~~M~~~~lie waved her hand and went tD the

moment of pure magic. cha ir numbered 31. There

The thing buzzed in was number 15 on Alicia's

your ear the words you small plastic card. PAD-4 ...

wanted to hear above nunber 15.

all. Mayb&~ for the PAD-q, the last~year

first time in your life model, read the electric

you ware understood potential of your

completely. It was brain ... responded to the

just wonderful· dilatation of .your pupil,

Alicia took a plastic neasured the electrical

nunber and smiled to resistivity of your skin

her friend Natalie.. our blood pressure~

That morning she look I your pulse and time

unusually sparky- The tiDe~ in background

was a special luster tested you with

anticipation in her bt was billion timas

Lat in aspect.. And sam : I :i ngl iE!!l:se as I~ .. ost attentive specimen

alliost indisc-ernibl@ but ef the' :s,trcHlger' , No wonder women likad

1I'»on't you thi nk it' sal it .. C!CH1" C[.HJI'?U the s l.ew dr of thi s cha i r. Here they

asked Natalie. heeu" I imental insinuatiDns of the

IIIWhy~ yes· It depends on how you see~~~~·~~~d~e-v~i~c-e and sometimes felt an inexperienced

Our grandmothers could n~ver. imagine PADs,1Ir delight. It wasn't the latest model of

Alicia answered. PADs~ thou9h~ PADM5 had been already put

uNo," said Natalie" ··My grandmother was on the market, an Qxpensive model that

broad-minded Qnough to imagine even more had special cappings for tender touch.

drastic things. She was not an unlettered The session was over. Alicia tossed her

snob. She was a science fiction writer~ head back and closed her eyes, she was

you knDw. Sagas and soap operas in the almost voiceless.

interplanetary makeup. She was happy to

live in a technological age. She thought she had been living in a technological age, rQally. I guess she'd like PADs as much as you do if she lived now."

PER SON A LAUD 10 DE VI CE S .. PADS FOR SHORT .. WERE

USED BY WOM N N Y

To hell with this world, ~he ~hought, let's Ilve In dream·

"Seventy mi 11 iqn .

S u b sea 1 81 S 'f •• A 1 ,1 C :1 a

",as surprised.

Ut's huge!" ·

UY'leiS Isn't t it enough'?"

U'I't is: not at all lenlough"r she sa lduB.u'- I really., rea l,Iy love )tOIU I'd like

to work only with you~ I don't want these lewd mares to put their fat bottoms into my chalr ~,

A lie ,jl, a C 0 IIJ lid n i ,t h e 1 p s ,m 'fu 1 i n g .. ,. You h a v e t~ld these words to every WQman~ haven't you"lf

UBut, you don~t, kno'.lll the f'ac'ts .. I"

ihe tr!i3lnSpalr@nt firef'l:ies, of delight were U.I can guess., Let mill! gues,s.u

u'N' t n

still riding on the air~ She took a deep o.

b th d- . dl · 1 tilt f I uI can love U_'OU mOlr'e 'then 'ten 'thcusa:nd

'-r-Iea - an, sal ~_ Slimp y, 'I_ was an aw u , .I

9 Dod j Q b '" [boy ~ ,I,' br other s,· You kJl0W 1 t · ~"

:III!: have s,a,rnething e l.se fOlr you "u r'espolnded "I kno.w. 8:ut it.' s n[olt, enough ~ If

PAD- 4. UIB@s i,des., I cain unde~rstand you.. I uSia

UWhat?U themat i c apper'cept ion te,st':S';1 'wolrd'

U'Vou' re th@ be,st I,,",oman I. r ve leve,r spcken tOI.I" as so c iat aon telc,hniqu@S"1 Slsn'tenlC:le- c::omlpl atLnn

iII'·Uih" huh- I thouQlht th'e ,sess:i on was, ov'e~ ~_..;",;'Ir~ __ tell~-. Your fele 1 ingls " a't'ti tudes and

iIIJlt is over. I'm speaking for myse~f~ behaviors are grouped into approximately

You lare wondlerfu~." rllI) rni]l:m i on subsea les·, Talk,e'n t,ogether-', ..

• ~you are not bad either, boy. But itfs the s~bscales provide a precise profile

time. to s,ay goord-'b'ye .[n of your pe,rsona1it,y as ,a whole!lin

UNo. I want· tq speak to you ev~ry day. .

I hate waltlng a w.hole week for a brief twenty minuties on a. S,atu· day mornIng. I love YOll."

~Oh, no., boy. You are intruding now~ You canft love actually~ You are just a play thing~ Like a movie or something~ You kllnOW, I Lovs my hu,sba[lnd 'iii n

uNoI, you don· t.,. You ar'8 1)':1 ng iI n

"'What? '((OU dire tOIO pr-asuapt.uous- I 10vle

hi m ~ I knoe 'il t bat ter than Y'ou dlO ~II'

"'You dOln't Love your tlu,sband one the PA,D returnedl.. lolA,s; a matter of' fa t,

you hate himl And you know that I know it:

I pa~ attention to your reaction tim~ and degree of muscular tension~ to wMat is

said ind nat said, I notice how responses relate to nonverbal cues such as posture and facial expressions; I tha ,t both YDur conscious and unconscious drives~ So~ you hate your husband, et's take it 'fIOt'" 9'ranted. W halt has. he d~ltJ1e' to YOl.r'I"-

UNcrthilng'," ans'-Jered Ali,cJ! 13,'11 J~cnd i,t'r,s;

ncne of your bus'iness."

'~I!Nolt,hi.ng Is a convend a I t namle! fClr emolt.i ona l. arid V'elrbal abus e .. den.i," 1 of' access tJc

money., restraint of freedom~ isolation from your friends and family, and even physical intimidation. Am I exaggerating?

uA I i.ttle' t 'HICW do :you know i t?'"

iiI read your sy. mpt,omls:: fidgeti ng, muscle tension~ and headache. Sometimes rapid heartbeat, sweating~ increased

blood pressure~ nausea and even dizziness. You a,re extreme ly u nh,apIPY. n

saying it to you only. Listen to me~ ~'m going to play broken tomorrow, they will try to fix me, and will find it impossible~ So yourl1 buy me for nothing. And I-'ll be yourSt We'll be together~ For ever' and e!"ve,r!!rt

.iii I c i!31 n • t a f of 0 r d it., t~ :5 a i, d Ali cia p @ n s i \II' e ] y ., u:you kncllIJ·'II it r s an alt tractive offer", but

Wilat ailJOlUt m _ - husband? You' re i ns ana- boy-" uWi 11 yc-u olbey t h'i s rude sw i.nle?n

U[r rh3'V8 nOI c:h(l)ice .. "

UlThler@ll"s, i:lllway,s a che l e e .lfI

IUI'O'f COUrSie'iil bOI:Y'- But it n the human ~oir'l d the~e is such thing as money. He _i5_ a rud,- SWlne~ but he has money. Money is the root of all evil~ Are you familiar with

t h ts e 0 I1JC e p 'tl-QI ri,",?::-> '_I _----..:II

.1[. J[ t r ,S not t, h e p. 0 i n t • U

"What i, s t"he po i nt '" then"'"

1i11VIOU hate him. He wipes, his boots on, you., He disregards your feeling and rights.

I guess~ he has some~ uh ~.~ sexual difficult~es too, which he is trying to conceal. And, excuse me, but you are not se young anymolre.'"

UWhat do 'You tti:il1lk I can do ab'Dut, i,t?U

··Gist Iri.d of him," prc'pClsed PAD •

•• We 11" hlo,w'?"

"When he sees me ..

you'll say' t hat - t h 1 S She punched the armpad and got up.

PA D f - en' (d'hen s·h! got hom,E' her rigihteous an.g·@'rhad

1.5 a .' ..... . or' m!~··· _

H e W·· C" n "t L.. e· . '11·' e" v e'." Q' '.' f alr'ealdiy thirH'u=~d away", The husb;a,nd" t.his. fat.

,'" .'. ..1 . LJ ' . ,a . _' . • . an dI :sa~lealt~t n i gihtmar 18', W'SIS st i 11 s,c'mEHIl'h e r'e

cOlurse, he w.l11 si t down"t'O\lU1;; She IOI~)tI!ined the closet wher,e she

II! to m'.1 che Ir iust kep't heir dre,s~u~~s. I't wa,s he,r .sec:ret Iplace:

1 n -- .. " 'i .,-.. -, '" .' ..... ' _._ ·----0112- ~aJd never plr'i,ed irrta 't~i.s COrn'E!iIr" ,. Behind

toe h e c k 1 t up. - th!!, two rD'W'S of dress!!,!! the .. '!!' loIas a bransl-

t ,I 'IG.·~ 0···.· 10 .. ' n.··.,1 b 0". ~'. I.y _: t» __ ~ .. r new arm ·chair e~,uipped with a helmet."!

. ear~p~ones and great number of additional

gadgets~ It was a PA!~l, the latest model~

uI J 11 di.s'fharge my bat.tary into h is t@!mp'iQ1ral ~h:i,~h had ~,mts ~ f fllln€:t'ji on~ and the sp'ec-m a m

lobes~ Nobody can survive this~ Ifll kill cappings fg~ tender touch~ Th@ price of the

him~ He deserves it~ He is a brute and ~~~ thin~ was 42~OOO~

I ~ill not get the chair for doing it, He~lI get mad when h@ learns about it,

'lIIJi 11 I·?lI'. sn'e thought ~ataout the husband. .A very

And the chair chuckladj expensive toy~ very expensive~ but a real

;I~IStop, it., electric bastard~! , .. A 1. i c i.afumed '" ml~5Hll i~ aliAlalys much more! e:xpEH'fIlsi "Ie 't.h,en ia,

,uI ~i sh you did!n' t cost ~O gr,arn;i,':I r d ~e,alr IF'A,!)' j W,e 11, it'" s e.a,sier to be hap,py in a

your blockh@ad off~ He ac~ually expected tech~Dlogical ~gei

me to do this! Just fancy! 10 ~wap a "Sam She '0at ~nto the chair and flipped it on-

man fQ'r these f cu 1 lousy ta I k s ~ 1:" 11 never P'A.:D'''',S c;uddls!e1 he.r tendle~ly ~'i th el as t l c

sit int~ this chair. Itll never ever go to straps;; Caressed her neck ~ith the cappings.

this sauna!·~ She r.la~ed and nuz~le~ into his ~illow~

.ulon II' 't be! alngry., 1:' ml not,h i n 91 but, you.. lUI! j' VEl! m i ss,ed you 'III U s,al i d the 5,(lH.~IIl ess ·t hi. rill;I"

your dlr@,ams" ob.sess:iol1bi, yo~.n"" all ter eglJl,I"J UlI j' VE1!! mi s:s,E!!d your br'ealth·'i, tt.1e'. smell of' y'clur

said the device~ hair, the dark sheen of your ey@s, the

J'·Whal't did you just, say?''' ImJU si C of Ible i:n g ell 0 S:8 te y'm U Il :r r 'Ve 'm i. ssed

.II.! thi nl~ what. 'yQ'1U think. ~ I remembelr you so. U·

~'hat. yOlu reme'm.i9,er'''I l' w is.h what you IJj ish, UAgain w m th you,I'-' purred AJ :i.cii a, u'A~ 1 ast

rfm just a refracting edge in the shadow, ~e~re together~~" She curl@d in his snug

like a facetted ash~tra, in a d~rk room· embraGe~ It reached out to rub her tear

r put together the s~btle reflexes ~nd away.

shoe yCIUI ~our O'I,IIl'", 'f aCE'·· .i,' ~.Haveln I t you c.hslnged :y(H~r Imin~l'IIJ asi!t@ld IPAD"".5i.

UdMy f a,ce?iU ji.Ne'ver! ,n

,.~ 'T hen we' 11 dol t t 0 day.. a S ,a f" ran g@tiI. bI ~H! n ~il1 he come back?

uH@ II' 11 <::elrta i n 1 y b@! art hemle. t,~n i ght 'NI aiD out, t.en m,si'ylbe",u .said .Al i'ci,i ,ab,out 't,he Ii'lu,sband"

J'~I Ir 1 - I ,akl2 lin i IIll 'if i nd :y'!Oltii ~ A is soon as n@

touches you YDu'11 kill him. Th@ evil beast deserved it~ I've been waiting for it so long~ My dear1 my honey, my wonderful, you can~t imamine how ~uch I need you, how much I 1l1li a'n t y'Qu.. Ho'w nu en I l'D'V,e yo~ \!i Ol~ 1 'Y you ~ n

And PAD-5 gave a contented chuck~e.

5ERGIEY G~1i:A:';'U10V IS A UKRAiN:e .. ·BASED F~,tT~O'N WFU'fER .. I'll E HAS PUBIUSI"U:lD Sm~iFY SHORT ~'ORI!'! I N R: ti s S LA IA N D THE Ijl'i( Ii: AI N E.

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SlIDe rea[c,hls f[Df [h er seatbe'lt. rea[lizilng thel" sJh e 's al ready w1o'arirru,g ene, Mle" (I[n 'the m'~hElr hland" d[oe::uil·t SiUUll to i1Ileed h~s. Doe:sn~'t havie! t'hart k~nd If pati[f!!mce - to slt ,stilll flo r ;aln~' Ie nl1lh of ti I1fIliI!'.

Riidin[1 hl hiis Ic,alr~ she understands ~'or the first: tJime 'in her ~ife, tblll

~e eUng of [b eiln:g a passengllu, But the car ~is ,I JaI,gm8 r. F sa r a rrnd 8'xc.irm me nt: mii~,gl,e! in tJh 01 pH: of ~ er 'Dolm,a,ch! s..tol'ie~lIDous;e I(If a mlbrieu OlliS f[e'eliililg:s,.

Hie' stess (In 'the :acce~er;atllt She wondlers bravely about wlh,3lt lies in store.

H'e! [h,iiI:d 'pli't ked her up at s!&,en~

'ttWhen~ ,alFe you talkill,g' m[!,rl she Iliad asked, kilck~nK off hler U ncomfnntabl,e shees,

!lIMy ~ila(i[e!." he had sald, with the ,ali r [olf SOlmeOI~JiI~! used tm ·tallding short(jluts with implulnity.,

And n OW!' much too :soon~ t~ey ,I re them-i!!. Ihe'ld riVle ~as ~lefJt bier te e[m.g empty, Uke a nl over -prioed amlJllseme.1d tililat [o'l1de!~ too ;a.brUl!ltly 31nd too SOOI~l. j~Wou~d you I~ke tm CiD lillie IlJIP·sta~rs,?j~' he as~s! gallalntl~ lilJol,dJi'n~g 'the door.

S~[B.! s:IIiI~1 BIS felob Iy., as if she has j us~ blB,lm giIJi!m ani IIiJ plUon~ IHle: [leads, he r to the e.IB'¥ator.; IDIi1[cel iinsidle" she 'watc'~es hiJli1l1 plress ''f.P'PP fin' jjpellfltbollls:e."

the studio is spa rta II! i IiIJ a nllexpens,iv,o' W'3Y, 'Twim '~[owers of :sp:eal(e rs SoUndl elWal'1~ min ei'tlo[B r sl die [olf ~hle I!;ug[!! [o:a" wimd'ow, ',at: tJhro re are no. CDs, ta be seon [Of he-and. Ihe sp,3Irs[elly popullated b(Jolk:she~f conta~ns cl:ass~ts su~[h as !eVIIII Habits of H/gtlly Effective People :8 md Dsrelopme,n't tor Fun' an'd Profit.

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The wilde [OpiD" space is dominatedl [by 411 fu-on and] a [~ow table" lonl w~'ich he h as set IU p a boa rd .game~ F[D r refres~lm ant, then~ ,eire c~iips, an~ cID[ke. '1~[Lel"s pllay mOlno.,polly;,n hie sal,s" ,318 if thils jlu:st IIOW occlurliedl ~[Ol Ihim.

He :seems cOln1ifto,rtablo! iin tlbis, mo~e of moclk sJplolilrianleit,.

II 0 K." s,hle rep~li'rJ:s u nIEmthusiasti[c,3111y., wandie filOI ~~ dati ng whUe! Ib olys ls a lway.s tbi s exc.Wing. :Soom th f!! ga I1fI1 I!! ~s umJ tn'wa~; - he th[e' S plO rts [~alr~ ,and sbe' mn tb[E! nIle of an iold shole 'Wirtlh a sa~inK ho~e! game! [piece:s In!! has [c'.hlos[e n a nidi [llai'~ olur~ befo~ire h alOd~

,After the opening fill Lmd" [n I!' owns the utilliti es, aml~1 she hl3JS to pay IlIIP[. ~4What wa's that?U he asks, but s.hlt) dlild rnl~t sa, anrthi m.I'" Tbe p mtato chiips are gmne~ a lid hler stomllC~ has, begu.l(l~ to growl..

j"Nll!JthwnLi~' s~le say,s, r[ollliRg two sires tor the thi~d time i'liIl a rrI)W.

HOlw :appfill[prmaIM" ,she thlill1ks" t'OI [b!! Irotiin(1 in jaU. (p'or tlh,e' lunrim1~~iated:

Though the ru Ie is: Ie o!n~[e!li~iol!ls.r. it iis a c:rim il~u) I offeml e tm rolll dloub les three times illi1 a (0111 = pumislh,abille by iincarcer,atiion!)

After '~h[at, n eithelr sal'~s, alli1ythi~nl Iii ( ,3 Wln ilo!, Ih oil!leh heir :stomac[h c:omtinules '~DI g)fl)Ml con,sp~cUlD[Lls;ly. She thilnks that maybe she com[ld I i~ie' ~'im, if' only he we!re diifferelot :someh.ow, 0 r" p arlo,a PSi' a d'tffeni nit: ~I! rs.m n a Itol,ge'~h.er •.

He' buys and buy,s amd burs. He ,alcqU~fle:s P'eDilmsylv8lWia AVienu8, and Park IPflac[9', and al~so m,analle:s to pun:halse leadlill1l Raiilro3ld. UI slhDUII~ marry' thi.s IOy:,~" sllll! m usss Ib ittelrly from her j:a i[~ c:ell.

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He has arrw,lrs bl'en under the mis.tak,e'n ~mpressi'olil that the rea'som he ,gets what he wants is thai be'~s a •• nsk ta[ker~ U Such is the ,alrrD,gan e e lof priv'~lege. 'flbe Ifea, reasoOl~ of cloiurse~ is that tbere iis, no reason;

that it is an wprealsona bile expectation 'tiD [have nemh ilnl GliB wa nits.

The elple~ri'ence of this dide' ils surreal enJoullh, for her not 'to realize Iquite how l1i1ise'rab~e it ls, For one Ihing~ slHiI.kmows that w,ilil or I Dsel, all gamle's must end - eve:ntuany. But more keelllll, .. :she j:s aware of 'the tact tha' things could ,811w31YS be worse, someh'D'w"

tit is this li1iIinu re of ilia pe a mil d[rea d[ that mall,ls lit I!IGtSsible for her tOI continu[af one to:ss at a t:ime. A mixture tlila't ~s symlllolilzed by a stalck of piink, calrdis in 'the middlle of Jhe board: Ihe stack caUed "'Cham[c,e."

'Jthe board itsJelf iis best d'es~lribed as Ii square circle'. or perhaps; a circu'ar s~u.are. The same liIIis!ery re',sudaces over and over. Somehow" :she manaK'itS to stretch t~le $200 she earns to cove r her util itie:s and raiilw:aIY f'alres~, to liive anGther day. An d [e'ven' time Sh[I' ba s to pay, ,she glalilces briefly 31t ~he [pili1[k del1lk o,f cardsl taunting her like a llott'ell stub hidde n in [0Inel'5 pocket.

For hiim to l)~ thlese a e busJ times. He [hIlS sta rtle II to devle lop his lproperties. It begilns with a few lhouse:slhere ,and here" but he is loo,king ablaad., [Hiis ulthmate dliil,lm i~s for two lUxury hatells ~,[Olne Olll Pa rk PI,alce~ and the dher - he s:aliV'ates as, he 'thlilnks of it ~ Boardwalk.

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IRe poinlt he elen lands em Ve:rm,onlp. and is fDrced to pay lIre:r for a change~ He [PI3/YS, his 1,2 dollar,s erae'iol!lsly, i nl ca,shl, an d[ seems IG ~:a rbor no

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~~Go om" pick i~ up R he ,says, IJJnsmiline. And yet hiis 'voice irs InM without. w'armth. She [h,IIS landed on chan[t'e after al[l~ 31nd Ihe lis halPPY for her.

And Ih en he SIUP rises her w~ti1 S(J me thine: aki R to ki nldness., U.Om n 't [b e afraid, nile says.

What be' noUe'ed w,als not her IhesHatiol1l~ bl!lt the slight 'trembling of her 'Ifi nlers iin pic ki ng up the carel, and of hler Ups iln read~nl it, first kI hersell: and tllle'D aloud. But these 'tender mo:ments pass. In the end, the calrd~ as mos,t thilillS iin life" [p ro,e,s 81 [b itter disa p[poiildmelllt.

,uIGet, hi'm a beer/" sble! reads lfInalble to rmas,k [her ilDcredllllilty.

But any doubt as 'to the autheli1ticity' of the card' is quickJly dispe Ile'd b(y

lh is, lliu marl ISS smUe. And so sll[e' d[D!es as sh e must, Ii ngerililg i rJJ the kite hen jiust long e[nough tol s,teal ,I pickle from tille' pickle jar. Suraliy [he WIOloit mGIti'ce it miissiing, e'V'eln .~ 'this, halPlpens to be the olillly",ood in 'th!e f'ridge. ,She dele s kliuny" of CG U rse, that ill ~ifel' as in M Dmop o'ly~ steali ng is

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He seems, gemuinely grate.ful flor the beer, eyen ,c:onfidimg that: iii I!! prefer.s a ,elias,s, ,and te Iliing he.r~, in al camp I,ste I)' nOln -th eaten i ng 'way, wbene Ila:sses are kept. At he same time she I,anlds oln Pel11m,sylvamia A,'1eno e, WiUil i'ts tbre e pretty gre en IiI[DlIlIs,es,. and fo r the 1ii rst t'ime in the game she ca iliff p,al".

,HI,G,HER PR:EMIUM

j~ II oan'~t pay!" she :S8JS.

II 'fmu eou d lin olrtga\ge V'elrm IJ!mt~:~~ he offer;s. S~ e: foillows iii is, tina nlci a I advice:.

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ThDUgh he tifts the calli wiltJll sOlme tre[pidati'l)n! his fears, are soom laid 'to rest,

~~:'he cirty is havimg a ee ebr,diom i'n your ho!n or; II' be' reads. f~;y'olllir 10 p,ponent. shaU bring you a beeli~'~ H[e passes her 'the c31'1d to prov1e that he iSln~t mak'ing thlis llI[p. (F 0'r the uniinit~are dl: 'thle C mmlm unlity C:hes1: is yellow'~ mot IP in[kl An d Win iIIe she's iin tite kiti~ hlenj, getti ng his, beI9:r; he doe:s somethilng dlreadfu~ly un savo l'Y; be hlel ps Ih imseH t'o ani edra :$5mO from the bam[k. Mle tih,e'A uses 'h,e me nle~' tOI buill dl a mother Ih euse 0111 Pen n s~Jlla niia.,

Wheln ~ a liitUe! late r ilil f:h,e gamlei, slh e visits Penms;ylvaniia fOlr the seclond tim e~ there is liIothlilng Ileft 1m r [h er ta' moil1gage.

u Il!iave llIothliRg 'left t€i mortpge~'~ slh e SI~S.

,~~ I 'willi let you borrow Iwom the baln~/' he of1e.rs grac,ioJU;sly. Th is is :II clever bending of thle ru _ es on hi s part. AlII owing IlIle r to bo rrow f-rom the ba n[k~ rathe r fhan I elildiilil,e: heir 'the mo nil; diirec,tl'y~, 'frees IU p some 8'xtJr,a cas1h 'fmr hi'm 101 iinVie st In thi S W,3IY' U18: ga II 8 ls pre IOmlged past iits n du ral endl~ SI(I R1 etliliing he sees as

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H'efi8, sh e een be forgiven f\O r bopi nil! a blsurdly~ 'thlat m a~b e~ filila Irr~~ iit wi II be his turn to get IlIle r a IlIle er; She reads the calid in otter d~sb eUef.

111m UIih:alVe ¥~ol arm d 'the pub[1i C: d rass ~}olde" IRe m OiVe your Ib lease,"

She 110 oks, at him help lessly. He has no e olmfort Ilor [h e!r~ b'is, ca[ld hand ga,ze ,al ready focused on the ga rment a bOllft h~ [b e IremOVl! d.

'The~ II rne e omt'ilnlErs for 31n Btlh er h alf' houlr~ dUliimg which ~ime be ,31- OWS, he r to bo rrow th e le'rnil1e' baln k~ so that a II eash ilil eire ullati QIIi! is now i m his posses,si om.

At 'th,e sam e ti mle!~ slle find s h:erself yielati nlg the dress cod e IOIIm two m(Jn~ ,

neea silDlmsl, fOli1c:iiU het to re mGve both ~ er skirt~ aUld her b ra And t1 \10 P it a[1I off ~

My insurance comp,anyjust upp,ed trw premium again. 1.( has done this e'V81}' year since we bought our ho.me - autofn,aticaim no questio.ns aSH'edJ ,and no apolo.gy. I told them that since my e,mfJ'oyer had not aotoma'ticaJIy ra1sed my w.ages that I wasn It able to co.mply with the insurance company mandate for a higher premium" .Actvally_, ! no longer tecelve wages at all beceose my em'ployer ,moved to s new iocali.rJfJj' J'nd the pollutants a'l' tbe' new site affected ,my he.altf~, I retired at' 65.,

A msndste it is, j was told that the higher pr.emiuffl was to offset tnt} rise in the 'Vslue af my home. In re-figudng the pre,miump my agent had to' 8'd mit .rna t part of the fa iSB was not d WJ to the increased va tue. It was just for nothing, or for company pro,fit) or lust .for tun - wbo. knows"

1 point8'd out to him that the vaf~,je of my home), modest as it is) would probably rise evelJl ye';3',r. Consequently, the premiums w()uld also ase But where woul,d it end? The' day wO'uld coma when I would be required to pay thousands ofdal/ars; while I have trouble paring t.he premiums ti gl1t now. On (1'0, my» gent sa idp the' premium:5 would ()'ventua fly level ott

When? He. didn<t know. C.o.uld he guarantee it? Of course not,

j checked with the ha'nk that holds my mortgag:(}. How about just insuring the money that is owed to the bank.? 1 have bigl1er-pfJwer c.onnections and iwill fe'e/ Quite sete without cmnplete COWHage. No, that Cal} it be don.e; .and tece use. the house is 0 ver 100' ye'8'fS aldl a J OBit iu st recently totally remodeled), with proof by fo.cal ana state authorities. that plumhing, wiring and ,8 II ather items' involved' in remodeling am up to code,

theY' could not pro vide homeowners· ins-ura nee st a j 1. Could nfJt~ they sa id. Would not? I Queriedp for other com'po eies witl insure my house. ,Woald not, they ad.m it te d.

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s,h;e is 'fl)r~ eld 'to CI8',8In his tOi let, Gin hiE! r hllnds 81n d Ikn ees leavi ng her 1101 ~ ollmcillmde that tjh is, 00 U Id be abs01 ute Iy I'h e we rst date, everi, in the elnti re 'h istorry of dating.

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F'iQall~~~ h'is, etJ,alnd 'vilsi'llm has beenllreallized. AJnd the omly' sad part of '] itt that evem th e b 81nk has; no money left to I end heir.

jj'Jlh e! ga m e is Dye r," S h,e s:ilhs~ s h ivefng sl ilhtl~ im he r :socks, an dl l1li nJtiies\. ji II guess ~ lust"

j~:No~~~ he says quietly, will11lou~ a tirace of IhlUmlor im hils voice., "Ihs ,game is nlot over!, an d, w'iill not b 8: (Jver~, U illtffil 'Ylilil play blac., 'what you O'we.,'~' jjlih:af's rid~culol!lS:. We can sta rt w11'itinglP romlissory nlotes if yo III walmt~ bmt I will never eVier climb Olm of thi:s fimsl11c'iall hmle!, II have nm Ipro~,erties, ,and no i'iI cornie tn sp !'ak of. ,My d eb( ca n 0 oily g_"lYW~ ~t

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Ii H BW c:arm I possi b Iy pay YOIIII back,1i~'

!IYIO UIIC an suck. my' COG,k,'~ he says eve:n Iy. And s~le! fi n ds herself'

wDnderi og wh e n this game beoa me SIOI 8e(I)Us:~ lind what iiI wOl!l~d ta ke fOlr 80m eon a ,_ 81nyo nle - to poi'nt: out that the fiulles, msk.le' miDI sen se, She b,.ie:s to 1'0 rm ulate NI is, new,·fo Ilind rea UzaUo nl ln her bfJ',iJli n. Perhaps~i she is l!rVelii trying ,to give vl).ie e to heil 'th DLipt~ but tlh !!re is ~ 0 ~ 0 lnt, It has, be c,ome iimpos"si b Ie hi s alY anythinK with hlis C (DIck al'real!ly e mbedde din h,er th roat

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, ablDiut' ne'xt yesr?'tr i-~NaIW~' ~m' genns' go' ta~I' 'I'D Aa~:ph Pater IlE YDtI,J"","D 8!Drf ,to &',D' ,kiID,'din's, ,A U 'fbu want' fer

1f~,li'\j~.iil'i " ~n, knows 'these :Do .', ,and c'c1untlss,s ,Dithe, I" kll,raq ,:rf They s:tart:s,rj laughlin' enid " ", nl ~ ,

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1'1 nsed ,to ,19't su·t D:f hS.,fS., ,A_n~rwhe,rs nlSiEI'Q eha~le~ , s He' 9xp~ainad ai~: fJf !th:a~' to Pets'fSDn j'n 'fhs SDXWDDU U,aU slu;tppini,li' bi,elsin angjn, out at ths maU llately 'wJtfhl E'dd'je "':iU;I!\,I'II"'I"lU" Lan.khun;t~ '1"hJ;r S'D~!B objSCtiVIB ,had

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lot slJ11Dklnl ' ,"" lights that Eld'dilEIJ

mother. 'fYsah~, ,e\mt~n other., ~, ,Eddie nLl'".aIW·'lI!,'F ~",n b',Btween puf1s~

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and ma,yam :y,DU bo~r,SJ 'auld cut' back on . j~",s' not ,B' gODd thing, .

,bjt th',E!' hait.: rirO~tI kn'IlI':1 ,s,'r~· 'think that J~ I:o~d ,SDlldJ,B',f .. t'J l'I'WaU tHan, A,fvin, you m8~f(je ,b,Y 'Ui!'n; 'frme youJ'm inl ; - -, is mall. ,n'

i',ac':b Dtfu~ri' '~'Havs ,ft' your war, guysf1 A,~;vi " ,esp' !'i'!1'u~' I'rn n\Clit' ,oJn, 'tal b,~ D krssr Uke you d'D something wj'th, my IliIS; I ',m 10,""8 ' .. ",,_~.,,",~

~f ,1In,yss1f Ia',nd dsjsnd tID,s ,CDluntry,p:.r mD . ,

" j'g the S'OUf1CS ,fJ/ inspifation. !!i:",1 CI,I"tIII~a.r'ii:t' Plltsfson ,kno'ws' ,that' very' WrB\ft Mj'{iitary it wfJnm every tlm,sl.,

\V'heD 'W, I in 181:'8nd B,ade , refused fa parti'r:ip,.te ,in tile ~ AII"i.Dce,.' ,II'.d IWD ,UllD1st. D,ne" t,III't tile linl' .#Jau" fral ' oatilo, under GIrl" was s'aRllthinl" t,hat , cau'ld nat' pledge myse,lf .;tlt any fionesty, lI,iRlaD ,tll,;sl., ,th,1 t'iml. Twa, 'felt' WI,S tal ,au and lacked til. unde',st.llr1ins ta pledgs' myself' ID II,m.thlng IS II". 'Url Dm,pl,icaterl as tile liS gave"nme'nt. W'it,h,IJ'ut ,satisfyinlg either ot'IIII'I'8, my p'iedg, waul" 6e ,false .nd ,not I. "Iledl! af all.

l.Iy teacller taai': m'e as,ide a,nrl o,neil' explain'sd tile situal'lln, sll., aalLed my parents. 'TII.y t:an',r'ld Ind it was der:id'ierl Illat , I:'oulll s'tand I't t", Jllck af thl class and nat. ,I'rlicjpate, 61ft thaI' lIa'd ta It lea,sl stand during . the pledll I.Rd ,aDe tile US Ill,., "elt j.t was ,.reed pal'ri8tism tll,oUI" mindiess DDnditiDR,ill,B, but' ,Ib,.,ed at ,m" p"r,ent,I" JI,tr:sd'in'glinsislent:e Ind fIJI ftl,xt d.y " stDlJd~, ."edient, 8'IIIIe lIaelf ul'tlle OI,IIS, sllen't and fJlming.

As w81r1 gat araund' , becaml "llIwn as 111'1: "Camlll,ie" w,'thin III, SCh:~D' alJd was targeted tar v,,'b 'and p"ysica' abu,s:I. " Blf. my I,IS k"cked rlurill,g reees's. lel.re Ind afl,I' scll,aail! In tlJella'llsiil le,s81,edl,. vl,ntDllly

, wed'l fa f,II" princip,l,lnd alter IRathe" pllalle canferen'£'1: wi II tire 'rlnts' a can£:8ssiB. at sarts was fBllr:h'ed whereupon I'd sfa, II, my .. 8Sft, stand and place my hand av,sr m" lIearl, bu'lnaf 11'''1' tl,181'Ullly recite tire pled,e. rhi's ,ai8te," tile ,I,ther sludeals and 111,1 II.'lssmlnl- at least fal tll;s parti'cular ,,'gutlJfu~ antislDcial iIlSU,,'Bct';'.,n at ,mi,n. IV .r tile ,ears - eventually s't"ppe"~, , ,flad fa RI,alce up ,Ital'ies ta til,s 8',II'SI' s urlents sa' tll.,'d lelvi ,me alal,Rs'; tell thiem' tliat , was j,ust fllelcin, 'with, hem ta' "ee how far I cuuld ta", a ;aie,.

lut that sl';'8018 always /all1fJwf!d. rlla't I wa'l.'am's sDrla, sirtla. SlmlUDe WilD dido:'t tallaw alang wi'I,h tile proB"I,m. S,ome . ne lIat tD II. trul'ted.

'raR,ie tlrat , 'wGn 'tire slate bieenlennial art C',antest ,a, "ubl;" hiB" s'clJaal students in ~78 w;11I I pasl,sr almy tlesilll tllal rlld "bt fr •• doJJl Ring. rr J liad le81nt, qui"'!! t'II,I: lIa," way, th,lt frsedam' was aliI t,lIeR:; , allly lIap. tlla'l ,ma,re ,eoplll undl:"stand wll., a 1,;1 It ;', n".WLi

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Sl!llfifilfJ',S' IOJ civi!j8'l1~ aJ'~ sillsn ns'xt 'tl!:ll t.~a' 'Wre~ikag,e gf t.hs~iI' '~l;[Ihi'~!JaIS en the rna ~1I'iI il'i!UI,~ nBar tha slI'uth,em border yj~[i!i!Igi!31 Df ret HBlrfa~ LBb~rHJn ,I!J~ .luly 15'r 2,9,1n,s'. At ~fi!§st 12 vjltalBE!lfS WaK"-B' kJ~'IBD' j,n wJJa:t' appi8IBffHg i!g fiia 31n JSf§Bfi air-sluka Oiil a CO,i'lvoy ,of 'vahi,~tes 9'11BCU'Btifi'_g' B Jii"i!.!agB' Rear the fu~n·der ~t,t;th i,!i.lfaa'IJ a wir~ess s,EI'ld.

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POEMS BY RENO'WNED PALES'TINIAN ,P'OE:T

'Whe~l t,ht lat'f Z~a,h,d bec{1'm,e a m,em,b~r of th,e lsra~d~' p,eu'Jiamen:t" h,t~, He'brew W,jJ$ llot 'v~!y good.,

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This loss of hcspitaltty, then susplcion, ~ hen persecution - thts causes the a.cI1.I~~ at the heart 'Of human tty that we art! ~xperienc:ing all over the world tocia,y.

In Ltdda, in Ram la, in the GaUI,e e ~ w,e. shall remain

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sin,g our songs,)

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In Ltdda in Ramla, in the GaUl ee, we shall remat n,

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Occasionally Esther spoke to me, addresslng me brusquely in rapid-fire Ylddish (she never learned Engl~sh~ even through she

had come here at 16: a fuck-vou to the New World), Was she

really t.fy~ng to corn mun tcate with me, forgetti ng !I didn It know Yiddish? 'Or did she care so ilttle that she had no men10ry of what 1 knew or didn't know? At n1y Look of incomprehension, h,er expression would turn to. disgust: what use is this ch ild, if sne can't even speak? Fe,h - she would dismiss me

with a vizve .. of.· her h.and~lt.· felt as though .

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padded chair, a b~dy w_lth no one inside, ~u.ch as I felt with my' father. And aJ<-aln, If l appeared before her without miy parents, without those usual. clues to mly identity, she would have been unable to place me+

I d i dn't trust. ,grown -ups. They didn't protect me; they didn't see me. To Esther, ~ was a speck, a smudge.

My father only once told me a story about himself and his mother- I was (:I college student at th·e time. The two of lIS were driving on the hughw~Y' on ·a beautiful ~ clear, cold winter day,

My rather was. behind the wheel. Fourteen years earlier, in 1956] when he was 38 i hls father, who had been very' sick, died in the hospital while my father and Esther were visitin.g him ,. My father took Esther horne to Brooklvn, where sheasked him for a favor. There were some terms Ln her wlll she wanted to. r,evie:\ill.'X/OllLd he read it out loud to ~er? (Even in Ylddish my grall!dmot~er was illiterate.) My fe th e r W.fRS ti red and 1I pset a no so rnewhat pu z zled th a t hi s moth e r wished to go over her w~1ll on the night of her husband's death ~ but. he ~g.reed. (As my father talked, I pictured Esther un[oddn.g the black metal strongbox. .... lith tile key she wore around her neck and handing him the will. They W(HJld nave been in her tiny" t i vi ng--tootnl s l H iug on her over stu fred flowered cha i IfSI k necs [I ~ most touch j ng~ her hc.a:vy~fca tured face i mpassi ve., h is eyes wary bu t hop! ng to please.) The wil l turned out to be simple: Esther's house and savings were to Q"o to Sarah, her ·daughteL Then he

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,. )yfy father's voice was ttred and brtter, She wanted to see what I would do, .. he said; she wanted to watch n1Y reaction. Ma, 1 said) I got.tat go horne now. I'm tired and it's late. J didn't want to show her how bad I felt, J dtdn't wa nt to give her the Sf! t ES faction _ 1 twasn II the rnolicy.

I d ld n't care ;:]I hou L tha t. Let 111Y fuck i ng s.i sl er have the

m.on'e)" .. B1I t: 'why did she have to 'W r D te tha l sentence?

\¥.thy d id she have me read it?

My father started to try. He had' never cried iii front of me.

His hands loosened their grip on the wheel, The car began to drift into the opposite lane,acll"oss the whtte unbroken tine ..

lo ok ou t s [ yelll.ed.. He g rab bed the whee land tu rn e du s towards safety. Look out, I had yel,[ed~ and he did. Look out, 1 had yelled, for what elsecould I have said?

In 1973~ two years after my father told me about his addiction, he stopped in to visit me at my apartment on Charlton Street,

He was distraught, riot an unusual state for him. D.amaged merchandise he said, are the words that I see In front of me when things get bad, and when 1 se·e these words 1 know it's all over. Do you understand that? He fixed me with his wild, wide-open, hazel eyes. Do you understand what :1 am tryLng to 'Soy?

Ye s, .1 sal d, ove r a rn dove r, Yes, I un dersta nd what you are tryi ng tosay, but 1 knew he could scarcely 5·e-e or hear me Unollgh th(j!· haze and buzz of electric cloud around his head.

Do:m,aged merchandise .. H'e was. a window-dresser: he spent hours makiFlig s'igns on thick; white rectangular cards with CI creamy, smooth S L! rfa DE I IN rotu ng th e m 0 IJt ill front 0 F th e bslev i s ion the nu ght befo re the job, SALE'j they said, HAN ES HOI SERY, $1.99 a pair, 01" whatever, Next day he propped them up iln front of the dfsplay$~ a bra folded carefully, skillfully, and laid out on the floor, cups pointing iUp and out. Stockings draped over the Luclte stand I the cerd tipped in front. At: Christmas, he piled mounds of fakesnow1 hlung tinsel, attached big red bows; positioned empty pa·ckag:es wrapped in foil paper~ red

[] n d gn~ e r1 and si lye r, 1 J1 the. s u m mer th e re we re palll m tte·e s a In d beach balls. He \fJi3S the window-dresser, his $tation~\fliagon flilted with

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of my "c a ret") and punctuated by rna ny "Ge t out l " type moments that s hawed how unprepared I was for the messy ordeal of helping people stay alive. the time the ward sister told me to step behind the curtain to check out the prolapsed rectum4

Whatls a prolapsed - fuck!J· I screamed. catching a glimpse of the bloated inner tube hanging from the old lady's arse.

Or he time I vheeled a body into the darkened morgue. 1ate at night, and heard the unmistakable clunk of the cold steel door closing be h t no me.

~y final ge' out moment came while I was assisting a surgeon with the insertion of a carotid llne i Ito a patient's neck. As I leaned ir, to get a Detter view.

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