I walk without flinching through the burning cathedral of the summer My bank of wild grass is majestic and full of music.  It is a fire that solitude presses against my lips. —Violette Leduc
Two downtown beaches in Oak Bluffs are closed to swimming due to high counts of bacteria found in the water, the health agent said Tuesday. Inkwell and Pay beaches were closed around 2 p.m. Tuesday and will not reopen until Thursday at the earliest.

Charles Morgan

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