‘precious’ — the italicized line is from the Norma Jean song ‘A Grand Scene from a Color Film’

‘the art of sweeping under the rug’ takes its title from an episode of Ingmar Bergman’s Scenes from a Marriage

‘fiddler’s hearth – summer, 2009’ owes something to Akira Kurosawa’s film Dreams

‘lazarus species’ owes something to the band Cancer Bats

‘dreaming in dog years’ takes its title from a song by The Red Chord

‘without edges’ takes its title from a song by Superchunk

‘hurricane season’ owes something to both Olivia Tremor Control and Neutral Milk Hotel

‘tantric’ owes something to Ani DiFranco and to Takashi Miike’s film Audition