Review: Ander Monson’s ‘Letter to a Future Lover’

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The sun seared skin, turned limbs pink, and I underlined: “This is what we hope for, to lose ourselves in stream and look up some hours later and note that the world has moved: the cat’s crept closer, following the sun.”

Except that today it was so hot, the neighbor’s cat crept closer to my shadow to escape the sun, while I hadn’t crept at all—a testament to the spell of a good book.

Read the rest of this review on Brevity: A Journal of Concise Literary Nonfiction

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