Friday, November 11, 2005

In Memoriam

Ok, it's Friday again:

It was getting harder and harder to remember in the face of so much forgetting. He consoled himself by keeping the flames of little wars (often the most sordid ones) alive: Cuba, Panama, the Philippines, the Injuns, Haiti (how many dozens of times?) He couldn’t keep it straight. Perhaps Burr had been right all along…

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