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Storyboard: World Travelers

Travellers follow the sunset, the one over deserts and mountains, the jungle and the farthest southern tip of the continent.

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Story Board: Gifts for Bookish Girls

She notices the sentences that end in prepositions. She notices your gnarled grammar. She remembers whole conversations of words you might have said.

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Storyboard: The Fiber Arts

You can mark your thoughts by the rows you’ve done, the ratio of warp to worry.

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Story Board: Factory

In a sea of breathlessness, the urgency of barely heard conversations and outfit assessments, the dance party winds down.

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Storyboard: Epic

In search of a human heart that would never know sadness.

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Story Board: Heat Wave

On really hot days everything slows except for the blood rushing to your skin and the water rushing to your skin.

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Storyboard: Feminist

How can a word with so many loaded meanings be applied to an object or a piece of art? Does it matter?

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Storyboard: Lunch!

A reverie on loneliness, hunger, appetite and the magic of making your own sandwich.

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Storyboard: Pilgrimage

A quest for obscure and legendary treasure winds through mountain passes and monkey-guarded temples.

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Storyboard: Plant Life

Scoop the dirt in your hand and think about how hard it is to find dirt when you need it, about the clumsiness of roots.

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Storyboard: The River

The last trout was seen the year my father was born; you might be able to write a poem about the things you find in the river now, or a concept album.

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Storyboard: Cat Lady

Dedicated to the species that inspires the normally hardhearted to sing sappy doo-wop songs about kittens.

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Storyboard: Matters of the Heart

Maybe it’s too easy to have such a flexible word that encompasses so much. Is there anything that can’t be a metaphor for love?

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Storyboard: Explosions in the Sky

She wasn’t particularly consumed with fire. She didn’t dream of sparks. She was enamored of loving something, only to destroy it.

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Storyboard: New Skin

Slough off the papery bruises of the previous year and emerge tender, anew.