July 29, 2022

“Night Questions” by Sumita Chakraborty

Night Questions                          When does the moon turn full? When I tell it stories of love.                … Continue Reading

July 29, 2022

“I Am For… (Statement, 1961) by Claes Oldenburg

Artist Claes Oldenburg wrote this manifesto in 1961 for the catalogue of an exhibition at Martha Jackson Gallery called Environments, Situations, Spaces. However, Oldenburg didn’t like the term ‘manifesto’. He dubbed the piece a “literary… Continue Reading

July 23, 2022

“Without” by Joy Harjo

Without The world will keep trudging through time without us When we lift from the story contest to fly home We will be as falling stars to those watching from the edge Of grief and… Continue Reading

July 15, 2022

“The Kookaburras” by Mary Oliver

The Kookaburras In every heart there is a coward and a procrastinator. In every heart there is a god of flowers, just waiting to stride out of a cloud and lift its wings. The kookaburras,… Continue Reading

July 15, 2022

“Washing Dishes” by Thích Nhất Hanh

Washing Dishes “If while washing dishes, we think only of the cup of tea that awaits us, thus hurrying to get the dishes out of the way as if they were a nuisance, then we… Continue Reading

July 8, 2022

“tomorrow i’ll buy some red trousers” by Ana Paula Inácio

tomorrow i'll buy some red trousers tomorrow I’ll buy some red trouserssince I have absolutely nothing to lose:I counted, one by one, all the stairs,I know how many times I turned the key,I underlined the… Continue Reading

July 1, 2022

“Life” by Marilyn Monroe

Life Life— I am of both your directions Existing more with the cold frost Strong as a cobweb in the wind Hanging downward the most Somehow remaining Those beaded rays have the colors I’ve seen… Continue Reading