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Marilyn Abildskov

Marilyn Abildskov is the author of the travel memoir The Men in My Country. Her work has appeared in The Best American Essays. She teaches at Saint Mary’s College of California.

— From November 2022
Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

Ohashi Bridge In The Rain

When we met for lunch, she wore a dark silk dress and red lipstick. At the school where we both taught, she always dressed practically: plastic boots, a raincoat over a faded blue sweatshirt, a white sailor’s cap.

November 2022
Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

Still Life

He stood on the threshold, holding an apple in both hands and smiling. I was thirty-eight years old. It had been a good while since anyone had stood at my door like that. And now here he was: a messy blond-haired man who looked as if he hadn’t slept; a neighbor; a man offering an apple to me.

September 2013
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