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on black text, reads, “This present moment / that lives on / to become / long ago” reminding us that time is always moving, things are always changing, and that every moment potentially has great significance. As Snyder realizes earlier, every action and moment is a potential “hinge in time.” Documenting the later moments of Snyder’s existence, this collection is more than a hinge; it is a handhold. Even though we know the best thing to do is let go, sometimes there’s something sweet about hanging on just a little bit longer.