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Jeffrey Brown

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Jeffrey Brown

Jeffrey Brown is author of The News (Copper Canyon Press, 2015). He is a senior correspondent for the PBS NewsHour, public television’s nightly newscast.

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One morning state police
escort us to your grave
the next my flight is canceled.

Maintenance issues breaking
out all over. You would speak
of a “grand theory,” something

tying all this together, but
you had none yourself, none
that reached me then or now

as I drive