Alan Shapiro

  • Wave

    Of and not of. water, moving in water, through it, while the water lifts in place. as it passes. buoy and boat, the way hands. in one row. rise…

  • Night Terrors

    Whose voice is it in mine when the child cries, terrified in sleep, and half asleep myself I'm there. beside him saying, shh, now easy,…

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Life as an Obama Impersonator

"When you think you're the president, you just act like you are above everybody else."

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Things Not to Say to a Pregnant Woman

You don't have to tell her how big she is. You don't need to touch her belly.

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Maine's Underground Street Art

"Graffiti is the farthest thing from anarchy."

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The Joy of Running in a Beautiful Place

A love letter to California's Marin Headlands

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'I Didn't Even Know What I Was Going Through'

A 17-year-old describes his struggles with depression.

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