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Nerello Mascalese/Nero d’Avola, Hauner, Salina Rosso IGT Italy 2009

Lost at sea and desperate for home, they sight an island. Shear cliffs loom above. A citadel walled in copper gleams. Within it they find a hospitable ruler; his court redolent with savory smells and echoes of feasting. The sailor … Continue reading

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PROMETHEAN.DEFEAT

The old apartment climbs in heat, dangerously higher than the fruit could handle. Another day and work-worn, I go to our borrowed and air-conditioned abode. There, even a few defrosted blueberries have started fuzzing white with mold. Still hopeful for … Continue reading

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PHEONIX.DEFROSTING

Days of distraction divide me from my blueberry defrosting.Wine equipment languishes like a cross-dressed Achilles, forced into hiding by his mother. Wigged in lint, powdered in dust, for too long it endures aimless domesticity. Thus, as a feigned Odysseus, I … Continue reading

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