Alison Clement

observations from a novelist who sometimes wants to say something small and see it published immediately

instead of candles

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Tonight we went to a vigil to show support for the Muslim community. It was a candlelight vigil, but I didn’t take a candle. I said to Chuck, candles make me feel weak, and he said he knew. Instead of candles, he said, it seemed like we should hold flares.

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