Henri Cole

  • Immortal

    With the press of a button, she appears out. of darkness, sitting. with one ankle. over the other, in a woven dress. and sandals, …

  • Pig

    Poor patient pig—trying to keep his balance, that’s all, upright on a flatbed ahead of me, somewhere between Pennsylvania and Ohio, enjoying…

  • Hens

    It’s good for the ego, when I call and they come. running, squawking and clucking, because it’s feedtime, and once again I can’t resist…

  • Quai Aux Fleurs

    I want to just keep on smearing butter. & jam on toast with a blunt knife. and licking foam from my espresso cup, while listening to Lizzy…

  • Birthday

    Hear the author read this poem (in RealAudio) When I was a boy, we called it punishment.to be locked up in a room. God's apparent.abdication…

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What Is a City?

Cities are like nothing else on Earth.

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CrossFit Versus Yoga: Choose a Side

How a workout becomes a social identity

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Is Technology Making Us Better Storytellers?

The minds behind House of Cards and The Moth weigh in.

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A Short Film That Skewers Hollywood

A studio executive concocts an animated blockbuster. Who cares about the story?

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In Online Dating, Everyone's a Little Bit Racist

The co-founder of OKCupid shares findings from his analysis of millions of users' data.

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What Is a Sandwich?

We're overthinking sandwiches, so you don't have to.

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Let's Talk About Not Smoking

Why does smoking maintain its allure? James Hamblin seeks the wisdom of a cool person.

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