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Sean P. Smith

Sean P. Smith grew up in Montana and spent the last decade moving around the U.S., the Middle East, and South Africa, finally ending up in Hong Kong. He lives in a small house in the jungle, where he’s principally occupied with watering his plants and removing from his roof the half-eaten fruit that the monkeys leave behind.

— From March 2017
Essays, Memoirs, and True Stories

Death Of A Fisherman

We lived in a place between mountains in the trout lands. The fish dwelt in the chill of eternal movement, slick and lithe and beautiful, in the curve of sapphire rivers twinkling with western sun. This was why we’d moved to Montana when I was a boy — to chase fish, in the church of my father’s religion. March 2017

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