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John Sayles
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John Sales’s films include Silver City, The Return of the Secaucus Seven, The Secret of Roan Inish, Eight Men Out, Lone Star and Matewan. New Hope for the Dead was first performed in 1983 at the Manhattan Punchline and in the Seventy-Ninth Street boat basin.

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Vol. 70
Sanctuary: The Preservation Issue
Spring 2018
Edited by Bradford Morrow

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October 16, 2018
The knife was raised
before there was an after.
He cried out, “Stop, stop!
“My name means laughter.”
October 9, 2018
It was his mother’s necklace, so it had value to him, more value to him than probably to his wife. It was meant for a woman though, so he couldn’t wear it.
October 2, 2018
Song of Betel leaves being moved
from one cheek to the other and
someone sleeps on a sofa, the peal
of fleecy bells in the distance.
These real things. These real
things that make everything
real around them.
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