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Matt Nelson

Matt Nelson started Mellow Pages Library with his friend, Jacob Perkins. He’s there on the weekends.

from Living Up

The world was ending and—remember when invitations came through the mail in little envelopes sealed with a sticker and sometimes even had hand-drawn inscriptions of your name with confetti inside if the kid who scribbled his address in the corner happened to think good times included hot glue guns and fuzzy piping animal shapes.

Blue is a cold number #1

The salt kept showing. Little grains of white bounced up off the wet curtain like someone was shaking it clean. Our hands couldn’t keep it, we sure as hell couldn’t see its source. So, instead, we looked at each other while the distance grew.


The Brooklyn Rail

JUL-AUG 2020

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