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V.S. Pearl

V.S. Pearl, who lives in Gowanus, is currently completing a collection of eco-porn.

Amazon Steam Engine

The Amazon. The great, ancient, grandmother of all water, the river of rivers, the source of les sources. He came to Brazil because he had heard of the man-eating Siren who lurked in the bottom of pools, sucking in men who gazed, Narcissus-like, into her depths. It was the ultimate death, the culmination of a life’s work chasing watery specters. His Significance throbbed, swelling as he thought of such a splendid end. If she would have him, he would come.

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The Brooklyn Rail

DEC 19-JAN 20

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