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April 29, 2022

“Kindness” by Naomi Shihab Nye

Kindness Before you know what kindness really isyou must lose things,feel the future dissolve in a momentlike salt in a weakened broth.What you held in your hand,what you counted and carefully saved,all this must go… Continue Reading

April 22, 2022

“The City” by Nathalie Handal

The City after C. P. Cavafy You tell me: I’m going to another country,another city, another body.Perhaps my heart will stay uncertain,and I will destroy my history but I am leaving.Even if on every street,… Continue Reading

April 15, 2022

“To a Cat” by Jorge Luis Borges

To a Cat Mirrors are not more silent nor the creeping dawn more secretive; in the moonlight, you are that panther we catch sight of from afar. By the inexplicable workings of a divine law,… Continue Reading

April 8, 2022

“I, Too” by Langston Hughes

I, Too I, too, sing America. I am the darker brother. They send me to eat in the kitchen When company comes, But I laugh, And eat well, And grow strong. Tomorrow, I’ll be at… Continue Reading

April 1, 2022

“Abecedarian Requiring Further Examination of Anglikan Seraphym Subjugation of a Wild Indian Rezervation” by Natalie Diaz

Abecedarian Requiring Further Examination of Anglikan Seraphym Subjugation of a Wild Indian Rezervation Angels don’t come to the reservation. Bats, maybe, or owls, boxy mottled things. Coyotes, too. They all mean the same thing— death.… Continue Reading

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