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David Shields
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David Shields
David Shields’s most recent books include The Thing About Life Is That One Day You’ll Be Dead and Reality Hunger: A Manifesto (both Knopf). 

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Vol. 69
Being Bodies
Fall 2017
Edited by Bradford Morrow

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November 21, 2017
My neighbors convened a kangaroo court. The charge against me was stealing newspapers. I contended that after 9:00 am they were artifacts not news and were therefore fair game under international archaeological conventions.
October 31, 2017
Like you were always
waiting in line for something
just vaguely wanted. What makes us

more human than waiting.
October 24, 2017
Shapeshift at quonset in a military theater by the sea
west coast bildungsroman scrub data field salt flat doubt drains
the projectionist’s daughter popping in and out of the frame
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