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The Paris Review - Hanif Abdurraqib

It is hard to say when I stopped noticing the sirens. They’re still there, piercing the otherwise normal Wednesday-afternoon noise. But I haven’t noticed them for at least fifteen years. In the central Ohio area, a test of the state’s tornado-siren system takes place every Wednesday at noon. I …

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Literary magazine featuring original writing, art, and in- depth interviews with famous writers.