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In Praise of Defensive Football

It's called "the beautiful game," but soccer is at its best when it is seemingly the most boring.

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Hemlock

Of Philosophical Deaths and Slowly Strangling Sheep

I should accept that this place has always been an island

After class, I walk toward the exit looking—like my students—not toward the future but at my phone’s screen.

The Wrong Kind of Good

On playing netball at school in South Africa