The Vagabond Tapes, WHAT WE THINK ABOUT

THE VAGABOND TAPES: Spring Desideratum

Inspired by Atreyee Gupta’s essay published in ISSUE 08. “At first all I see are the giant oaks and stately spruces, the way the manzanita branches distort themselves while the birches guard over this viridescent empery. They are a gleeful bunch of misfits, cradling each other’s roots, vying for the slightest glimpse of light, growing, […]

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Everything, Prose


Every day the world chooses a darker turn, a crueler path. Apathy seems the best course against this indecipherable savagery, this unspeakable calamity. Like a turtle, I want to crawl within my shell and disappear. So I take myself to the mountains in springtime where its verdurous raiments can soothe my rattled nerves. Here the […]

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