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“On Art”

by Christine Rhein

The Magpie outsells all the other postcards
   at the Musée d’Orsay: sunlit snow,
      a hope-yellow sky, lone bird on a fence.

Did Monet see a magpie or create one . . . ?

“‘Night Train’: A Listener’s Guide”

by Matt Donovan

Jimmy Forrest, sax man in the bandstand’s back row,
tipped the tenor’s bell, let his spit puddle out, and knew—
just months with Duke Ellington’s band—he would pawn off

this riff as his own. . . .

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