Sometimes when you’re not thinking what you think most common goes beyond everything you’ve ever known, like dreams that are of another language, like the great sadnesses that go on and on although you know there is nothing left to suffer.
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Singer/songwriter Bill Callahan reads “Laguna Blues,” a poem by former U.S. poet laureate Charles Wright; J.M. Holmes reads his Pushcart Prize–winning story “What’s Wrong with You? What’s Wrong with Me?”; seminal dramatist Tennessee Williams describes his daily rituals in an archival interview; and comedian Jenny Slate channels Anne Sexton in her reading of the poet’s “Admonitions to a Special Person.”