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On Violence

from The Nervous Breakdown

July 20, 2009

One summer when I was in my mid-twenties, I visited my friend Jeff in New Mexico. We were going to do some hiking, but all the trails were closed due to extreme fire hazard, so we spent my visit on his couch, playing the video game Grand Theft Auto. Two grown men with master’s degrees, we couldn’t tear ourselves away, so addictive was the action, the anarchy.

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December 31, 2009

I’ll never forget
the moonlight that night
in Punta del Diablo,
silvering the edges
of New Year’s revelers
dancing past the smug prows
of beached fishing boats.
With whisky on rocks on
a splintery wooden table,
I relaxed finally my defenses
against the mosquitos, raised
the white flag, let them have
at me. And you, so happy, so
unbitten, took my picture
with your phone.