September 9, 2022

“I grow little of the food I eat…” An email by Steve Jobs to himself

An email from Steve Jobs to himself Steve Jobs, the American entrepreneur best known as the co-founder and driving force behind the technology company Apple often wrote emails to himself to capture what was on… Continue Reading

September 2, 2022

“Perhaps the World Ends Here” by Joy Harjo

Perhaps the World Ends Here The world begins at a kitchen table. No matter what, we must eat to live. The gifts of earth are brought and prepared, set on the table. So it has… Continue Reading

August 19, 2022

“The Bear” by Susan Mitchell

The Bear Tonight the bearcomes to the orchard and, balancingon her hind legs, dances under the apple trees,hanging onto their boughs,dragging their branches down to earth.Look again. It is not the bearbut some afterimage of… Continue Reading

August 12, 2022

“Fooling God” by Louise Erdrich

Fooling God I must become small and hide where he cannot reach.I must become dull and heavy as an iron pot.I must be tireless as rust and bold as rootsgrowing through the locks on doorsand… Continue Reading

August 5, 2022

“Wild Orchard” by William Carlos Williams

Wild Orchard It is a broken country, the rugged land is green from end to end; the autumn has not come. Embanked above the orchard the hillside is a wall of motionless green trees, the… Continue Reading

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 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

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 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 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