Red bones, golden bones, reduced bones. Bones spark. Gray shards gravel out voice from fire. In the palm light grains shift, part of the hand again. Watching my father dance by water's edge, I wonder what primitive ceremony rules.
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Singer/songwriter Bill Callahan reads “Laguna Blues,” a poem by former U.S. poet laureate Charles Wright; J.M. Holmes reads his Pushcart Prize–winning story “What’s Wrong with You? What’s Wrong with Me?”; seminal dramatist Tennessee Williams describes his daily rituals in an archival interview; and comedian Jenny Slate channels Anne Sexton in her reading of the poet’s “Admonitions to a Special Person.”